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Indian Wedding Season Prompts Jump In Gold Recycling

Published Wednesday 22nd February 2017

India is experiencing a boom in gold recycling.

The country, which has been encouraging people to recycle to cut the high prices of importing gold, has seen the amount of the precious metal being recycled since January rise by as much as 50 per cent in some of its medium...

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Why Recycled Wedding Rings Are All The Rage

Published Wednesday 15th February 2017

They go by many names eco-friendly, ethical or just plain recycled but wedding rings made from repurposed gold are becoming a key trend for couples who care about the planet.

Committing to a ring made from recycled gold is becoming important to people who are concerned about the social and...

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Japan Begins Olympic-sized Precious Metal Recycling Plan

Published Wednesday 8th February 2017

People in Japan are being asked to donate their old mobile phones and tablets to provide the metal needed to make the medals for the 2020 Olympic Games.

The collections will start in April with an ambitious target of collecting eight tonnes each of gold, silver and bronze to be...

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More Gold Obtained From Recycling Than Mining

Published Wednesday 1st February 2017

More gold can be obtained from recycling electronic waste than from mining, according to the man behind a planned huge new recycling centre in the Middle East.

The new centre for old electronic equipment will be opening in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which generates some of the...

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