Special Feature“Japan, the Land of Gold.” How True Is the Old Legend?
There is a treasure trove of gold and rare metals in discarded cell phones and computers. Japan has few mineral resources, so just think if all that treasure could be recycled. The attempt is now being made.
Written by Takahashi Koki Photos by Sakai Nobuhiko
With collaboration from the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., and Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd.