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Finding brass amongst the muck

Published on : 25 October 2011 - 4:14pm | By Earth Beat . (Photo: Geograph/Michael Trolove)
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London’s roads might not be paved with gold, but British recycling giant Veolia says they may be strewn with other precious metals, which are emitted from catalytic converters in the city’s cars.

Earth Beat producer Marijke Peters took a trip to the English capital to see the platinum literally being swept off the street.


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Taken from the latest edition of Earth Beat - Back to the Land.

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Jimmy99 23 November 2011 - 5:32pm / England

Very interesting. Mechanism quite complex and very well explained.
Best regards,
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