May
28

Marine Plastic Litter and Recent Actions Taken Under the Basel Convention

Marine plastic pollution is an emerging issue within the international community and is widely covered by the media. Plastic debris is the main source of shoreline pollution. A large percentage

May
23

GUIDE: How to Responsibly Dispose of Lithium-Ion Batteries

The superior performance characteristics of lithium-ion batteries enhance the performance of our electronic devices, as described in a previous blog post. However, the handling of lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries during the

May
21

A Closer Look: Lithium-Ion Batteries in E-waste

Many battery types are available today, each with specific characteristics for various applications. For household use, there are rechargeable batteries, such as Lithium-Ion (Li-ion), Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Nickel

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Jan
22

Closing the Loop: Global Trends in E-waste

E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in both developed and developing countries – albeit at different rates per region. Reusing, recycling and properly disposing of electronic waste

Oct
31

A Recap of E-Scrap 2018

It was 16 years ago when SRS representatives walked the halls of the Rosen Centre in Orlando for the very first E-Scrap Conference. With a few hundred attendees it was

Jun
19

Electronic Waste Disposal [FAQ]: Did you know?

Do you have questions about electronics recycling and IT asset disposition? We have had many reach out to us over the years requesting answers on a variety of topics. Here

Mar
27

What you can do to Locate the Jewels in Your Waste Streams

How you can implement circular economy measures in your IT asset disposition (ITAD) and recycling programs to improve value recovery and make your business more sustainable. We are living on

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