Wednesday , 20 September 2017


Dumpster Diving for Gold – An Infographic on “Urban Mining”

The rally cry of the gold bug has never been louder thanks to the aggressive  monetary policies of central banks around the world. To meet demand, traditional miners crush tons of rock for specks of gold. Meanwhile, most of us just throw away gold without knowing it. Here’s an interesting infographic…that shows how much gold is in our garbage.

So says Sam Ro (www.businessinsider.com) in edited excerpts from an original post* entitled Billions Of Dollars Worth Of Gold Is Hiding In Our Garbage on the infographic** below from GoldandSilverBuyers.

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