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There is more gold per tonne in the average mobile phone than in the ores that the raw metal is extracted from. A well-known statistic, and one that is frequently quoted, but ultimately not particularly meaningful in the context where separating materials in mobile phones is expensive and where the

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During the last 200 years, cities have been attracting a growing amount of people, financial and political power, becoming hubs of innovation and creativity. The global urban population has grown rapidly, rising from 34% of the world’s people in 1964, to 54% today and predictions expect the figure to reach 75%

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