Sims Lifecycle Services Explains Today’s Recycling Challenges at Reverse Logistics Association European Summit

November 17, 2020

Amsterdam NL Sims Lifecycle Services (SLS), a global leader in IT asset disposition (ITAD), data center IT circularity and electronics recycling, participated on a panel at the Reverse Logistics Association (RLA) European Summit 2020. The virtual summit, which took place on Sept. 29-30 brought together returns and reverse logistics subject matter experts to discuss issues surrounding the circular economy, customer experience, digital transformation and recycling challenges.

Jelle Slenters, Head of Business Development for SLS, EMEA participated in a panel regarding “Recycling Challenges in Reverse Logistics” on Sept. 30. The panel featured Corey Dehmey from SERI and Maria Eisenberg from Marimole and discussed how reducing waste is good for profits and for the planet, but also how effective recycling can be complex and expensive.

“I appreciated the invitation to participate in this panel discussion and offer my perspective on the unique recycling challenges facing the industry today,” stated Slenters. “As discussed, communication and transparency are going to remain significant to overcome these challenges, and as our clients’ demands evolve we will continue to work closely with them, invest in our ecosystem, and leverage our strong network of partners around the world. This collaboration will help drive more closed-loop solutions.”

Visit the Sims Lifecycle Services website for more information about global ITAD and electronics recycling.

About Sims Lifecycle Services

Sims Lifecycle Services (SLS) provides solutions to extend the life of data center and corporate technology devices and recognizes the value in end-of-life IT hardware. The company supports Cloud Service Providers and enterprises with the navigation of ongoing technology shifts. SLS’ secure and responsible management of decommissioning and dispositioning IT assets recovers value via reuse, redeployment, recycling and precious metal recovery.

IT asset disposition (ITAD) and electronics recycling services offered at SLS support the evolution of the technology industry movement toward circularity. SLS clients benefit from data security, maximum IT value recovery, global compliance and sustainable IT use. As a responsible corporate citizen, and in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, we continuously seek new ways to contribute to the circular economy. For more information, visit