Sims Recycling Solutions to Receive, Process New Yorkers’ End-of-Life Electronics from Department of Sanitation’s Spring 2012 SAFE Disposal Events

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Beginning Earth Day 2012, the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will hold five SAFE Disposal Events (one in each borough) to provide NYC residents with a one-stop method to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products (see http://www.nyc.gov/safedisposal).

The Global Leader in Electronics Reuse and Recycling

Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, has been selected to provide Electronic Equipment Acceptance and Recycling at the New York City Department of Sanitation’s (DSNY) Spring 2012 Solvent, Automotive, Flammables, Electronics (SAFE) Disposal events being held by the Department’s Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse & Recycling (BWPRR) in the five boroughs.

“We are thrilled to expand on the long standing partnership that exists between Sims Municipal Recycling and New York City for the processing of residential metal, glass and plastics, and aid the City by providing our recycling services for residents’ electronic waste at the Department of Sanitation’s 2012 SAFE events,” stated Steve Skurnac, President, Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas. “These events will provide New York City residents with an appropriate and convenient outlet for recycling their unwanted electronics, and as a single-source processor of end-of-life electronics using the most advanced technology, Sims will ensure secure and environmentally responsible recycling of these collected devices.”

The Spring 2012 SAFE Disposal events will occur on the following dates at these locations:

Date    Borough    Site
Sunday, April 22, 2012    Manhattan    Union Square (North Lot)
Saturday, April 28, 2012    Queens    St. Johns University (Alumni Hall Parking Lot)
Sunday, May 6, 2012    Brooklyn    Prospect Park (Park Circle)
Saturday, May 12, 2012    Bronx    Lehman College (South Lot)
Saturday, May 19, 2012    Staten Island    Staten Island Mall (Parking Lot F)

Under the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, the cost of managing electronic waste is being shifted from municipalities to product manufacturers.

Sims Recycling Solutions
Sims Recycling Solutions (us.simsrecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, offering customers in every business sector comprehensive recycling services out of our 50 owned and operated sites across the globe.

Sims Recycling Solutions – owned by Sims Metal Management, the world’s largest publicly listed metal and electronics recycler – has the global reach, expertise and infrastructure necessary to guarantee our customers that their data is secure, their electronic equipment is processed in an environmentally responsible manner, their reputation is protected and their compliance risks are eliminated.

In North America, Sims Recycling Solutions operates 14 sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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