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
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
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

Jun
30

Is Your Recycler Protecting Their Employees As Much As The Environment?

Do you remember the 60 minutes segment that aired in 2008 regarding the “Electronic Wasteland”? The investigation demonstrated the volume of first-world obsolete electronics being shipped to third-world countries for

May
30

An Update On The Growing Crisis Over Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Leaded Glass Recycling

At the end of 2013, the Doe Run primary lead smelting facility in Herculaneum, Missouri ceased operations, closing the doors on the last primary lead smelter in the United States.

Jan
9

In The U.K., New Scrap Metal Dealers Act (SMDA) Aims To Clamp Down On Metal Theft

Around the world today, the problems of metal theft are very real, very expensive and growing at a frightening pace. High prices for scrap metals such as copper, aluminum and

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Dec
13

California’s DTSC Reverses Ban, Allows CRT Glass to Go to Landfills

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control issued emergency regulations in October that permit electronics recyclers to send CRT glass to appropriate landfills for disposal. If processors are unable to

Oct
19

Glass Orphans: Facing The Growing Disposal Dilemma Of Abandoned CRTs

With the sharp marketplace decline of Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs), an entire industry of leaded glass-to-glass recycling has collapsed, leaving behind a growing environmental challenge for recyclers and society as

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Mar
27

Sims Recycling Solutions’ Senior Policy Analyst Shares Recycler’s Real-World Perspective with Basel Convention’s Technical Expert Group

The discovery that developed countries were shipping their toxic waste to Africa and other developing nations for disposal in the late 1980s ignited international outrage and a demand for action.

Oct
17

Wisconsin Counties Partner with Sims Recycling Solutions to Keep Up with Collected Material

E-Cycle Wisconsin Program Boosts E-waste Recycling Jennifer Semrau, recycling specialist for Winnebago County, Wis., and her colleagues field calls nearly every day from residents who know their old computers and