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


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


2 Ways to Learn About Secure and Responsible IT Disposal This Earth Day

While information technology (IT) risks continue to evolve, security professionals are constantly challenged to stay up to date with the latest methods of protection. Unfortunately for working equipment, methods of


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


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


How to Avoid The Hidden Threats of Health IT Equipment Disposal

The earliest efforts at developing electronic health records originated in the 70s around the same time the digital movement began elsewhere.[i] Through government and industry interest these small scale databases

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