How can your business benefit from urban mining?

One of the hottest buzzwords in the waste and recycling industry right now is “urban mining”. Up until recently this term was defined as the process of scavenging through the scrap metal in old electronic goods in search of precious metals contained within these products. However, urban mining has been broadened in definition by many industry experts who now use the term to refer to the process of reclaiming compounds and elements from products, buildings and waste. Let’s consider some of the ways your business can benefit from urban mining. Continue reading