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February 16, 2010

Beautiful inside and out

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1266364790 ) Play

This question from shenoyvarun86 is continuing our gq marathon. (slightly modified from original)

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Answer:

Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010’s medals are made from recycled e-waste. If you are wondering, all internal electric contacts on a chip is gold, silver is used for many parts on the PCB and bronze can be found in plenty as copper (coils) and tin (solder is tin)


31 Responses to “Beautiful inside and out”

  1. Chinmaya U.Holla
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    Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games winners get medals fashioned out of End-of-life electronic waste


  2. krudebox
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    This year’s Winter Olympic medals made from recycled electronic waste


  3. Rahulk
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    The medals for 2010 Vancouver winter games are recycled from old circuit boards…


  4. Roshan

    Vancouver Olympics incorporate e-waste to make the medals.


  5. shrik
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    The Vancouver 2010 medals are made using recycled electronic waste.


  6. The Vancouver 2010 medals are made of recycled e waste


  7. Rogi
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    The 2101 Winter Olympics medals are all “Green medals” since they include small amounts of metals recycled from e-waste.

    But they’re still the butt-ugliest Olympic medals, ever.


  8. sandesh

    Each medal was made with a tiny bit of the more than 140,000 tons of e-waste..


  9. username
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    recycled electronic scrap will be used to make the medals awarded during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics as well as the Paralympics Winter Games

    http://www.recyclingtoday.com/.....mpics.aspx


  10. The Vancouver Olympics Medals were made from recycled e-waste.


  11. umang

    vancover olympic medals made from metal from waste electronic products


  12. Logik
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    Canadian Aboriginal designer and artist Corinne Hunt, along with designers from the Royal Canadian Mint, Teck Resources Limited and VANOC, made these medals for the Vancouver olympics from recycled electronics.


  13. Winter Olympic medals made from recycled e-waste


  14. Kaushik

    Vancouver Olympics medals (pic below) manufactured from e-waste (pic below)


  15. Aparna
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    The Vancouver olympic medals are made from recycled electronic waste.


  16. sidsen
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    circuit board metal


  17. udupendra
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    Vancouver 2010 medals made from e-waste


  18. The Vancouver Winter Olympic medals are mainly made with materials coming from end-of-life electronics. Teck Resources, a Vancouver-based diversified metals company, supplied the materials


  19. Raghuvansh
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    The Medals of Vancouver, made only from the Finest Discarded Circuit Boards


  20. Dibyo
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    the gold, silver etc. in the vancouver olypmpics medals was from e-waste


  21. madhur
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    After shredding, separating and heating end-of-life electronic components, the byproducts are combined with other metals to create the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Medals.


  22. Andy

    The connect is the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The medals for the event have been made from e-waste.


  23. mankuTimma
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    Medals used in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics will be made from e-waste.


  24. quaziluffy

    The Vancouver medals are from recycled waste


  25. joe

    The Vancouver medals have metals recovered from e-waste


  26. Inglourious

    After shredding, separating and heating end-of-life electronic components, the byproducts are combined with other metals to create the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Medals.


  27. varuns88
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    medals made outta e-waste?


  28. nishansolo

    As part of Canada’s effort to reduce its e-waste, each Olympic medal given in the ongoing Winter Olympics was made with a tiny bit of the more than 140,000 tons of e-waste that otherwise would have been sent to Canadian landfills.


  29. malcaluffin

    the medals of vancouver winter olympics ’10 are made from discarded computer parts


  30. syam

    Medals for Vancouver 2010 are made from e-Waste


  31. Higgers

    Vancouver Games medals are being made from scrap circuit boards.


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