E-waste recycling site in Stalybridge, UK is now Responsible Recycling R2:2013 certified
STALYBRIDGE, England, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition services, has achieved the Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) certification at the electronic waste (WEEE or e-waste) recycling site in Stalybridge, U.K. This R2 certification is accredited by a third-party certification body and checks if companies' processes are set up with high regard for the environment, health and safety, and downstream processors due diligence.
"Achieving the R2 certification at our Stalybridge electronic waste recycling site raises the bar for WEEE-treatment companies in the U.K., and shows our commitment to recycling end-of-life electronic equipment in the U.K. market," stated Steve Skurnac, president of SRS.
With R2:2013 certification customers can have confidence that used and end-of-life electronic equipment are appropriately managed in a manner that is,
- Environmentally responsible,
- Protective of the health and safety of workers, and the public, and
- Data-secure for all data stored on media devices.
The R2:2013 standards require sites to obtain one or more generally accepted environmental, and health and safety management systems.
SRS in Stalybridge is also accredited for the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification programs. These certifications allow SRS Stalybridge to highlight their value to customers, employees, their community, and the public.
About 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.
Sims international footprint of operations across 21 countries enables us to offer a global scope of services on a myriad of local fronts.
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