The value of recovered circuit boards has risen in recent months, much to the delight of e-scrap reclaimers.
Smelters and refiners are offering more for metal-containing boards because they are being paid more for their products.
Gold recently moved to an 18-month high in price, at around $1,340 per ounce. At the same time, silver rose to a five-month peak of approximately $17 per ounce, including a 7 percent increase in the last month. The value of palladium went up by 50 percent last year and reached a record high this month of about $1,090 per ounce.
Copper recovered from circuit boards has not seen its value move up at the rate of the other metals. Copper sells for $3.08 to $3.12 per pound in the current market.
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