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Yikes, a gold mine!

Recycled computer parts contain gold

… it looks worth­less, but the shred­der col­lects between 4 to 12 ounces of gold per ton of shred­ded mate­ri­als.” Extract from Wired Mag­a­zine Where Gad­gets Go to Die

In the Aus­tralian gold fields, 0.3 ounces (10 grammes) per ton is con­sid­ered mine­able. This gold ‘mine’ is up to 40 times rich­er.

Outsourcing the picket line

Hilar­i­ous news: US car­pen­ters union hires the home­less at exploita­tion rates to man pick­et-lines