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Hexbyte Glen Cove Plastic recycling results in rare metals being found in children’s toys and food packaging

Dr Andrew Turner. Credit: University of Plymouth Some of the planet's rarest metals—used in the manufacture of smartphones and other electrical equipment—are increasingly being found in everyday consumer plastics, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Plymouth and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tested a range of new and used products including...

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