Patricia Whiting, senior international policy analyst and Jan-Hein Stiens, global plastics manager presented and exchanged views on a panel hosted by the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) Plastics Committee during its annual World Recycling Convention Week, Oct. 12-16, 2020. BIR conducted the Convention virtually due to COVID-19. The virtual event consisted of cross-commodity sessions of…
October 14, 2020 marked the third International E-Waste Day, designed to promote compliant and sustainable disposal of e-waste throughout the world. This year, amid the global pandemic, a particular focus given to education and activities predominantly took place online. Virtual Conference: “A circular economy in E-waste for an Atmanirbhar Bharat” Sims Lifecycle Services’ (SLS) Global…
As technology manufacturers race to innovate and maintain momentum, the world of 5G is opening new levels of speed and acceleration. Learn more.
How to manage hardware security when decommissioning a hyperscale data center Physical IT security is important in ensuring the prevention of data from being compromised in a physical way. In a recent report, 63 percent of organizations reported security breaches over the last year due to hardware vulnerabilities, and only 59 percent of those companies…
Plastic debris is the main source of shoreline pollution. On July 21, 2020 there was a hearing to review U.S. efforts to address plastic ocean pollution.
It is important that a disciplined and planned approach is taken when decommissioning equipment at the edge. Learn about Sims Lifecycle Services’ process.
Major challenges facing enterprises today as they manage their global ITAD programs. Learn how you can overcome challenges brought on by the pandemic.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Secretariat of the Basel Convention* recently announced that the Bureau of the Basel Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) determined it not feasible to organize the upcoming face-to-face meeting June 22-25, 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. Rather, the Bureau has decided the meeting will be conducted “by electronic means”. This will be historically the first time a Basel OEWG will be organized in a virtual setting, and this decision raised several issues and questions among Basel Parties, observers and stakeholders.
As experts in resource management and materials recovery, SLS put together a list of basic best practices for designing products for sustainability.
The pandemic has caused many businesses to scramble in providing the hardware and software support their employees need to manage their workload remotely.