In addition to our expertise in ferrous and non-ferrous metal processing and WEEE recycling, clients are increasingly turning to TXO with their needs for telecoms recycling and precious metal recovery from their excess and outdated telecoms network equipment.
Urban Mining is defined as the process of reclaiming compounds and elements from electronic, often telecoms equipment, that would otherwise go to landfill. In this way TXO and our clients play a significant part in reducing the demand on primary sources of precious metal and the energy needed to produce them, such as mining, which can have adverse environmental consequences including increased CO2 emissions.
Precious metals in e-waste
As well as the clear environmental benefits of precious metal recovery from telecoms recycling, clients are taking advantage of the economic gains and clear transparent reporting and assay results that TXO can offer. The printed circuit boards used in telecoms equipment are some of the highest yielding electronic boards around in terms of precious metals like Gold (Au), Silver (Ag) and Palladium (Pd). However, it’s not just printed circuit boards that can yield results. There are precious metals in plenty of e-waste materials. Among our specialties is the recovery of precious metals from the recycling of cables (i.e. copper cables, coax cables and so on), processors, computer memory and a variety of other items such as connectors and backplanes from cabinets to maximise client’s income generation.
Responsible telecoms recycling
TXO are committed to the highest standards of responsible telecoms recycling. We ensure that all hazardous and non-hazardous materials are recovered in an environmentally sound manner and provide full traceability on all material containing any hazardous elements in line with current legislation. Our company’s size enables us to leverage relationships with the largest smelters globally and maximise value from telecoms recycling for our clients. As a result, we have become a trusted telecoms recycling and precious metal recovery partner for some of the world’s most respected companies.
If you are considering selling a precious metal-containing material and would like a valuation from an established industry leader with a deep understanding of responsible e-waste recovery management, please don’t hesitate to contact us.