Royal Mint’s E-Waste Recycling Moves Forward

The UK’s Royal Mint (TRM) has announced plans to build a new plant in Llantrisant, South Wales, to recover gold from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).Construction of the plant has started and, when fully operational in 2023, expects to process up to 90 tonnes of UK-sourced circuit boards per week, generating ‘hundreds of kilograms’ of gold each year.