There’s gold in them thar waste. But how can we mine it? | Curio

There’s gold in them thar waste. But how can we mine it?

7 mins | Feb 17, 2020

The billions of dollars worth of gold lurking in our electronic waste and - sewage systems. From the luxury industry to modern electronics, humans are infatuated with Gold - so how do we maintain the supply? Wendy Lee Queen and Mirko Bischofberger writing in Aeon ask if inventions to retrieve even the smallest amounts is a sign of our obsession going too far.

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From Aeon magazine