Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals to be made of garbage

TOKYO’S started collecting electronic waste to help produce the gold, silver and bronze medals needed for the 2020 Olympics. Tokyo authorities are accepting nine types of small digital devices, including smartphones, digital cameras and portable music ... ( read original story ...)

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