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Circular Economy and Critical Minerals in Electrical and Electronic Products

06/14/2022 | Silverado Policy Accelerator

Silverado's new analysis of the recycling potential of the world's consumer electronics makes it clear that the Circular Economy models offer significant support to critical material supply. The recycling of electrical and electronic products can lower demand for newly mined materials and diversify the supply of minerals where a single country, currently, dominates mining. For example, recycling yields 24% of iridium demand, 31% of cobalt and 32% of silver. Read more below ...


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