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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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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