Nov
19

Supporting Local Recycling Organizations

Sims Recycling Solutions believes it is important to support local recycling organizations in communities where we provide services. Sims Recycling Solutions co-sponsored the Lower East Side Ecology Center’s Fall Celebration

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Nov
10

Sims to Host Upcoming U.S. Basel Convention Meeting

Sims Recycling Solutions will host the next Basel Convention Environmentally Sound Management Expert Group  meeting  in  San Francisco, Calif. on November 10-12, 2015. Experts representing Basel Parties attending the meeting

Oct
1

Recycling IT Equipment Saves Energy, But Can We Do More?

When one really dives into how most electronic devices are made it all starts with the mining industry, where the raw materials originate. The top 40 mining companies in the

Sep
15

Latin America’s Recycling Infrastructure Road Map: Are we there yet?

While volumes of retired electronics in Latin America have continued to increase, local infrastructure for the proper management of “end-of-life” electronic equipment has not caught up to the demand. In

Aug
28

2015 International E-Scrap Conference

Every year electronics scrap processors, buyers, brokers, equipment manufacturers, waste haulers and industry trade associations gather in Orlando to connect and showcase the latest in the electronics recycling industry. Hosted

Aug
25

E-waste Facility Improvements: Security, speed and separation

The Sims Recycling Solutions facility in Stalybridge, UK securely shreds and manually dismantles up to 32,000 tonnes of e-waste each year. Recent improvements however will not only increase security on-site

Mar
24

Latest R2:2013 Revisions Implemented at all Certified Sites

Managed by the nonprofit, Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI), the Responsible Recycling (R2) certificate offers general principles and practices for IT equipment disposal vendors. These vendors are defined as those

Jan
27

State Updates

Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) hosted a stakeholder meeting on September 12 for recyclers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and

Jan
27

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: Katharina Kummer Peiry

Sims Recycling Solutions provides a featured interview of a customer, partner or colleague within the field of recycling. These interviews provide an opportunity to learn about the different aspects of

Jan
23

The IT Disposal Landscape in the D.C. Metro Area

As the capital of the United States and the seventh largest metropolitan area, Washington, D.C. is home to nearly six million residents and is now emerging as a technology leader.