“I think that molybdenum should be exclude as a material recovered in recycling. Only rarely is that material recovered. This kind of casual reference leads to an erroneous conclusion that material recovery or recycling is efficient when it comes to critical or rare Earth metals.”
From p. 1 of response by PC Rebuilders & Recyclers (PCRR) to Basel Secretariat. 2011. ‘Draft Technical Guidelines on Transboundary Movement of E-Waste, in Particular Regarding the Distinction between Waste and Non-Waste (Version: 21 February 2011 )’. http://archive.basel.int/techmatters/code/comments.php?guidId=78.