In Pictures: Old electronics don’t die, they pile up

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A worker holds one of scrap mobile phones, at a recycling facility of Re-Tem Corp, in Tokyo. Re-Tem Corp researches and develops the recycling of rare Earth metals vital to the production of electronics. Japanese high-tech companies face higher input costs for rare Earth metals as dominant supplier China curbs exports.

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