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Vancouver Olympic Medals Are Made From Your Old Cellphones, TVs and Computers

The medals you will see around the necks of athletes at this year’s Vancouver Olympics may include bit and pieces of your old TVs , computers and cellphones. In an effort to focus more on sustainability, Olympic organizers had gold, sliver and bronze stripped from the waste and incorporated into the medal design from Omer Arbel and Corrine Hunt. Check out the video after the break to learn more about the process.

(Motherboard TV and FastCompany via Core77)


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