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SRS Achieves Responsible Recycling R2:2013 Certification at Singapore Facility

Sims Recycling Solutions Earns International Certification Raising the Bar for Other Global IT Asset Disposition Companies


/EINPresswire.com/ -- WEST CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - August 09, 2016) - Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, recently achieved the Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) certification at the facility in Singapore. Issued by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI), the R2 certification offers general principles and practices for IT equipment disposal vendors.

The R2 Standard, managed by SERI, an ANSI-accredited 501(c)(3) non-profit standards development organization, provides a common set of processes, safety measures, and documentation for ITAD companies. R2 certified vendors repair, disassemble and recycle used electronic equipment using processes that emphasize reuse, transparency, environmental health and worker safety.

"We are proud to have our facility in Singapore certified to the R2 standard as we continue to maintain our global commitment to secure and responsible IT asset disposition," said Steve Skurnac, president of Sims Recycling Solutions. "This certification is significant as we expand our service offerings around the world and build our reputation not only as an IT asset management company, but as a full-service electronics recycler as well."

Other recent global certifications achieved by Sims Recycling Solutions facilities include ISO 14001:2004 and BS OHSAS 18001:2007 at the site in Stalybridge, United Kingdom and the ISO 9001:2015 standard at all sites in the United States. To view all industry certifications and standards held by Sims Recycling Solutions please visit the global website.

Sims Recycling Solutions

Sims Recycling Solutions (www.SimsRecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling. We have over 20 years' experience in comprehensive IT asset disposition and mobile device refurbishment services either directly or through acquired businesses. Sims provides disposition services for all types of retired electronic equipment to local, national and global customers in every business sector including data centers, healthcare, financial service and technical organizations.

As a part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world's leading publicly listed metal and electronics recycler, Sims Recycling Solutions has the global reach, expertise, and infrastructure necessary to ensure to our customers that all electronic devices are processed in a secure and environmentally responsible manner.

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Stephanie Oden
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stephanie.oden@simsmm.com


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