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Japan eyes setting up site to recycle rare metals

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Hold on, wasn't such plan planned around 2005, 2006? I remember it was in the early 2000s. If I am not mistaken, the goal was by or before 2020. It ended by saying it would be too costly, some people were worried about environment polution in Japan and it ended up in China (if I am not mistaken).

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Many places take old electronic items for recycling. I always deposit my stuff at those places but beware of theft of data.

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Sounds like a really smart idea, Japan. If you do it, do it right, and reap the benefits safely and efficiently!

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Speaking it and doing it are two different things. Japan has a history of unable to accomplish the latter.

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Some companies in Japan have already been doing this for years with used phones.

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