Apparently recycling one tonne of obsolete mobile phones can produce as much as 400 grammes of gold, compared with just 5 grammes from a tonne of gold ore.
Source: E-waste: Challenges, solutions and benefits, International Telecommunication Union, 16 May 2012
Makes you look at your phone differently. Or the old phones gathering dust in a drawer somewhere. Or just how much gold there is in that section of your workforce you just marked, ‘obsolete’.
Original post over at HR Reset.