Dell is making jewelry with reclaimed gold from recycled computer guts

TechCrunch | 1/10/2018 | Brian Heater
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A new jewelry line launched this week in literally the last place on Earth any reasonable human being would look for fashion advice. But the style gurus at Dell Computers are going for it anyway, announcing a limited edition jewelry collection made from gold mined recycled motherboards.

Dell has partnered with Twilight Actress Nikki Reed on the line, offering up 14- and 18-carat gold rings, earrings and cufflinks. It’s mostly a bit of a ploy to bring attention to the company’s recycling offerings, let’s be honest, but at least it’s a pretty fun one.

EPA - Neighborhood - E-waste - Gold - Silver

According to the EPA, somewhere in the neighborhood of only 12.5-percent of e-waste is recycled, resulting in around $60 million in gold and silver being thrown away each year, in the...
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