E-waste: The Royal Mint wants to turn your old phone into gold

Every year we throw away millions of tons of electronic waste – old computers, mobile phones, televisions. They all have circuit boards in them.

Now the Royal Mint has found a way to turn them into gold, which they plan to use to make commemorative coins.

BBC Science Editor Rebecca Morell visited their factory in Llantrisant, South Wales, to see how it would work.

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