Anyone refining from e-waste?

Discussion in 'Gold' started by GF, Nov 6, 2019 at 9:50 PM.

  1. Jislizard

    Jislizard Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Me too!

    And you already have the gold for free, unfortunately recovering and refining it is anything but free.

    I quite like the idea of refining it myself, I think it would be interesting, so the additional cost would not be enough to put me off, I pay for most of my hobbies. I don't mind spending hours 'researching' on YouTube, I just don't have the time to actually go through the entire process from start to finish.
     
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    GF Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Yes...you are right about holding the gold already. I'm going to try and work out the difference between selling it as e-waste and production cost to get 999. Will see what happens.
     
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    sellmeyourbullion Active Member Silver Stacker

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    You're better off just accumulating e-waste in very large quantities and selling to a buyer. Using those profits to buy actual .999 gold. Whenever they have those hard rubbish collections in my area, i specifically go around looking for e-waste to add to my stack. So when i take it to the buyers its worth more in larger quantities.
     
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    Even stuff like old processors you might want to scrap can actually be worth serious money to vintage computers buffs, if you know the market that is.
    Buy and reselling stuff on ebay can actually be quite a profitable business if you know a particular niche market segment well.
     
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