One Gold Thing: Silver and Bronze too — Olympic Medals Made From Recycled Electronics

The new year is just around the corner, and looking ahead, 2020 is going to be a doozy.  But one thing we know everyone will be looking forward to is the summer Olympics, which begin on July 24th.  They will be held in Tokyo and the organizers are promising, under the theme “Be better, together – for the planet and the people,” to make these the most environmentally friendly and sustainable Games so far.  And they are living up to these values in the most visible way possible — by making ALL their gold, silver and bronze medals from recycled electronics.  (H/T to King Media’s Arctic Circle comic on this) We are playing you off this week with this beautiful video about the making of the medals — we don’t have the Japanese translation, but we think it will make you smile!  Have a great weekend!

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