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Japan Recycles Rare Earth Minerals From Used Electronics - NYTimes.Com


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Mary
- 3122 days ago - nytimes.com
KOSAKA, Japan -- Two decades after global competition drove the mines in this corner of Japan to extinction, Kosaka is again abuzz with talk of new riches. <br /> The treasures are not copper or coal. They are rare-earth elements and other minerals that



   

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Mary C (148)
Monday October 4, 2010, 11:35 am
not really the same level of info that I usually post, but I guess I just got a kick out of the quarrel between China and Japan which pushed Japan into looking for alternatives, which they found---through recycling :)
 

Kaye S (45)
Tuesday October 5, 2010, 2:05 am
How cool is that!
 

Bon L (0)
Wednesday October 6, 2010, 1:18 am
Thanks for the article.
 
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