Electronic waste (E-waste) is one of the largest waste streams of the 21st century. E-waste consists of countless forms of processed metal such as computer parts.. How to dispose of those materials in a sustainable way?
Jorien Wiltenburg’s Micro Urban Mining project teaches individuals how to small-scale extract metal and transform it into something new. According to Wiltenburg, learning the skills needed for this process will restore the connection between creating and using an object. The Micro Urban Miner gives these metals a new value.