e-waste processing micro factories fund

proposed independent, not for profit, e-waste processing micro factories fund, promoting the recycling of electronic waste, from Adelaide HQ

proposed independent, not for profit, e-waste processing micro factories fund, promoting the recycling of electronic waste, where eg. 1 tonne of mobile phones from 6,000 handsets, contains approx.

  • 130 kg of copper
  • 3kg of silver
  • 340 grams of gold
  • 140 grams of palladium

with case study ex. 25 million mobile phones just in Australia.

Local partners may include ;

  • University of New South Wales
  • United Nations University
  • Australian Research Council
  • CSIRO mineral futures project
  • Journal of Environmental Management
  • Local councils

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