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Shenzhen – Phone recycling -3-

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Next, the solder is removed and the components are cleaned and sorted further. For many of the shops, this seems to be the main activity. With some exceptions, this work seems to be predominantly done by teenage girls and young women.

Some of the parts are so small that they can only be handled with tweezers.



Behold the precious jewels of our information society!



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Written by dkousemaker

March 14, 2010 at 11:45 pm

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  1. I’m amazed that they bother with the surface mount resistors! Those things are so tiny and couldn’t be worth much.

    Bbqmaster

    November 27, 2011 at 12:18 am


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