Singaporeans throw out 120kg of e-waste a minute – throwing away some of the world’s scarcest minerals like gold and palladium present in our smartphones too.
But recycling e-waste is no easy feat. An inside look at the challenges of e-waste recycling at 1 of the 4 phone battery recycling plants in the world in South Korea; and another plant that dismantles over 150 different TV models for minerals.
Watch the full episode on recycling here: https://cna.asia/2y16cj1
Read more about the effect of China’s plastic waste ban on South Korea here: https://cna.asia/2CcBTZw
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