Nov
12

How a Business can Master Efficient, Responsible and Secure IT Asset Disposition

In the 2014 calendar year, Unisys Corporation disposed of more than 1.6 million pounds of end-of-life IT and electronic equipment. To better visualize the significance of this amount, 1.6 million

Oct
29

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: Maite Quinn

This month we profile Maite Quinn, business development and marketing manager for Sims Municipal Recycling. When and why did Sims Metal Management launch Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR), a subsidiary focused

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

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
11

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Community Spotlight: J.J. Santos

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

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

Feb
23

Has a Solution for End-of-Life CRT Glass Been Found?

While the most recent pile of abandoned CRT glass represents the current struggle to find a sustainable end-of-life solution for cathode-ray-tube (CRT) glass, recent developments indicate there could be light

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