Medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be made of recycled metal

USA TODAY | on Sat, Apr 1, 2:06 AM

AP 2:06 a.m. ET April 1, 2017 Gold tablets of 3 grams, left, which is able to be recycled from 100 mobile phones, are shown as example in Tokyo, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics began Saturday collecting discarded electronic devices that will be used in the production of the medals to be awarded to athletes. The organizing committee aims to collect eight tons of raw metal which will yield around two tons of pure metal, enough to produce 5,000 medals for the Tokyo...

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