Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Made from Recycled Devices

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games have revealed the designs for the medal that will be draping the necks of our finest athletic champions.

From all appearances the gold, silver, and bronze medals look like regular baubles, but the interesting catch is that each medal is made out of recovered materials from used electronics.

Between April 2017 and March 2019, people from all over Japan donated small electronic devices that officials recovered the precious metals from.