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

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 Attends 9th Basel Convention Open-Ended Working Group Meeting

Renee St. Denis, vice president of Sims Recycling Solutions, and Patricia Whiting, senior international policy analyst from Sims Recycling Solutions’ original equipment manufacturer (OEM) compliance team, attended the Ninth meeting

Jan
27

EPA Convenes CRT Management Meetings with National and Regional Stakeholders

Larry King, legislative analyst with Sims Recycling Solutions, recently attended two meetings hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to talk with stakeholders about issues surrounding the management of

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

Sep
18

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: Walter Willis

In each newsletter, Sims provides a featured interview of a customer, partner, or colleague within the field of recycling. These interviews can provide an opportunity to learn about the different

Sep
17

Sims’ Top Clients Collectively Recycle Over 100 Million Pounds of E-Waste

One hundred million pounds of e-waste is a level of achievement that deserves recognition. To distinguish the immense benefits of recycling this volume of e-waste, consider these equivalents in energy

Sep
11

Sims Recycling Solutions Supports Local Recycling Organizations

Sims Recycling Solutions believes it is important to support local recycling organizations in communities where we provide services across the U.S. and the globe. New Jersey: Texas: To view the

Sep
4

Management at the International E-Waste Management Network Meeting

Larry King, a legislative analyst on Sims Recycling Solutions’ OEM Compliance team, was an invited speaker at the 4th annual International E-Waste Management Network (IEMN) meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam in