Sims Recycling Solutions Achieves R2:2013 Certification at UK Stalybridge Site
E-waste recycling site in Stalybridge, UK is now Responsible Recycling R2:2013 certified
Mar 31, 2017
Stalybridge, U.K. – Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition, 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 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 www.simslifecycle.com.