2019 Recycling Industry Yearbook

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. 42 Recycling 1 million cellphones will produce 33 lbs . of palladium, 75 lbs . of gold, 772 lbs. of silver, and 35,274 lbs. of copper. U.S. recyclers process more than 5 million tons of electronic products a year. More than 90% of used electronics collected in the United States remains in the United States. Electronics