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.

Jan
20

First WEEELABEX Certificate is Presented in the Netherlands

Electronics currently hold the title as being the fastest growing waste stream and while volumes increase, so do the challenges in providing effective end-of-life device management across the globe. The

Jan
13

Sims Recycling Solutions Receives E-Waste Sustainability Award in India

Sims Recycling Solutions made history in India when it became the first e-waste recycler to earn the Responsible Recycler (R2) Standard and is further paving the way as the leading

Jan
5

Puerto Rico to Provide Improved E-waste Management Solutions

Puerto Rico recently made landmark strides toward the domestic management of e-waste with their first multi-stakeholder meeting. Discussions involved pivotal deliberations on how they can regulate and educate businesses and

Sep
25

U.S. Bill H.R. 5283 and Electronic Product Packaging

On July 30, 2014 Representative Mike Honda, a Democrat from the 17th District of California introduced the Land Based Debris Reduction Act or H.R. 5283 into the United States House of