Basel Convention Adopts Technical Guidelines on E-Waste

The Basel Convention Conference of the Parties (COP) held in Geneva in May 2015 adopted, on an interim basis, technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and

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ISO/IEC 27001: Does Your IT Asset Disposition Vendor Perform up to This Security Standard?

The ISO/IEC[1] Standard 27001:2005 for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) certifies best practices in the management of data security. For businesses within the field of data security and IT asset



Data Security and IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) today

Information availability and risks are evolving. Is your ITAD strategy? With internet traffic set to cross the one zettabyte – that’s one followed by 21 zeros – threshold next year,


Sims Recycling Solutions: Raising the Bar for Continuous Improvement

The voluntary certifications a company works to achieve and maintain represent its work ethic and commitment to corporate citizenship. This vow to perform according to preset standards demonstrates their dedication


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


First WEEELABEX Certificate is Presented in the Netherlands

Electronics currently hold the title as being the fastest growing waste stream and while volumes increase, so do the challenges in providing effective end-of-life device management across the globe. The


Sims Lifecycle Services is Bringing Secure Hard-Drive Shredding to Your Office

A new and convenient on-site service that was recently introduced by Sims Lifecycle Services is providing customers with the capability to witness the shredding of their old hard drives without


Sims Lifecycle Services in Dumfries Celebrates Three Years of Confirmed Excellence

The Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance (ADISA) was launched in 2010 in the United Kingdom as an industry standard for companies who participate in IT asset recovery services. This


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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