Tokyo Olympics organizers have unique idea for sourcing future medals

In just four short years, athletes from around the world will head to Japan to compete again to win summer Olympic medals.

But you might already be holding one of those medals in your hands as you read this.


Nikkei Asian Review reports the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics plan to “mine” the metal for their coveted awards from smartphones and other electronic devices folks no longer have a use for.

Sounds like a pretty smar- err, intelligent idea.

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