Leaked details of the new iPhone and Apple Watch are making the rounds. The release of the iPhone on September 12 is important because the retail demand will be an indication of how the consumption-based economy is doing at street level. Here’s the latest…

gold miningYou’ve heard rumors and reports of all the physical gold and silver that is headed to the landfill every year via discarded electronics- but just how much gold, silver, and platinum is really in your iPhone or tablet?

According to Ken Beyer, CEO of the Electronics Recycling Company, there is in fact more gold in a pound of electronics than in a pound of rich gold ore.
Forget South Africa, is Urban Mining the future for gold and silver producers/ recyclers?

Mining Your iPhone for Gold & Silver- the Infographic