head-shot-of-ralph-reveles

Aug
11

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: Raphael Reveles

This month we profile, Raphael Reveles, Engineering and Technical Director – Americas for Sims Recycling Solutions. What is your educational background? I did my undergrad education in Physics at the

Feb
12

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: Oladele Osibanjo

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

Posted in: OEM Compliance | By

Nov
24

Controversy Mapping: A Unique Approach to Examining Controversy Surrounding E-Waste

Patricia Whiting, senior international policy analyst at Sims Recycling Solutions and Josh Lepawsky, associate professor of geography at Memorial University in Newfoundland recently launched a Controversy Mapping project as it

Posted in: OEM Compliance | By

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

Basel-Convention-Logo

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

Jul
23

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: Christine Chute Canul

This month we place the spotlight on Christine Chute Canul, senior program director with Keep Texas Beautiful. How and when did the Keep Texas Beautiful organization start? The organization’s history dates back

Posted in: OEM Compliance | By

Jul
16

Basel Convention Adopts Technical Guidelines on E-Waste

The Basel Convention Conference of the Parties (COP) held in Geneva in May 2015 adopted, on an interim basis, technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and

Posted in: OEM Compliance | By

May
19

Sims Attends Konstanz, Germany Basel Convention Meetings

Patricia Whiting, senior international policy analyst from Sims Recycling Solutions original equipment manufacturer (OEM) compliance team, attended a series of German government-sponsored meetings in late January. These meetings were based

May
5

United States: Legislative Updates

A new year brings a new set of successes and challenges to U.S. states with electronics take-back laws in place. The following outlines current legislative activity in Wisconsin, Michigan, Hawaii

Apr
30

Sims Recycling Solutions Web Returns Service Shows 28% Increase

When compared to 2013, shipments for Sims’ 2014 web returns service have increased by 28 percent. Established in 2011, this service originally was offered in one state receiving fewer than