visualized by: Neo Mammalian Studios
What’s the real value of an iPhone aside its branded markup value? A whole treasure of precious metals is hidden under iPhone’s shell and likewise of any smartphone. Discover the recycling value of the average retired iPhone based on the metals and rare earth minerals it contains.
visualized by: CompuCycle
Electronics have particularly short lifespan due to the rapid technological evolution that brings us even more, even better, even smarter devices. What is really worrying is the fact that hardly 18% of discarded e-waste ends up in proper recycling plants. Read some interesting stats about the environmental burden caused from careless electronic waste disposal and the value of recycling.