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Sims Recycling Solutions Receives Responsible Recycling (R2) Certification at Its Los Angeles Facility

Sims Recycling Solutions is proud to announce the first facility in California to receive the Responsible Recycling (R2) Certification. As it is the first facility in California it is the sixth Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to receive this certification.

Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 2011 --( Sims Recycling Solutions, the world’s largest electronics recycler has successfully achieved Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recyclers (R2) certification at its facility in Los Angeles, CA. This new standard supported by major electronic OEM’s, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), public interest groups, the US EPA, and U.S. state and local governments, is a stringent set of requirements for electronics recyclers. The standard includes requirements for environmental, worker health and safety, and security practices.

“We take these certifications and level of standards very seriously,” stated Steve Skurnac, President of Sims Recycling Solutions, US. “We have recognized that the Los Angeles area is very concerned about sustainability, the environment and responsible recycling. We are happy to be able to provide the local businesses and communities with recycling services up to the world class standards of Sims Recycling Solutions and the R2 certification.”

Sims Recycling Solutions’ commitment to leadership in the environmentally sound recycling of end-of-life electronics throughout the supply chain provides cost effective recycling solutions that focus on industry leading recycling standards.

Sims Recycling Solutions has received certifications for ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Sims continues to offer valuable electronics recycling services by investing in green technology and creating green jobs, while conserving both energy and valuable raw materials.

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Stephanie Souza Oden
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