As experts in resource management and materials recovery, SLS put together a list of basic best practices for designing products for sustainability.
Effective onboarding allows you a smooth transition to your new service provider, and enables you to deploy your global program with confidence.
Understand the rigorous protocols for handling and processing precious metal-bearing alloys frequently utilized in the aerospace and defense industries.
The results of harmonizing the OECD import-export control system negotiations could have far-reaching impacts on U.S. plastics waste and scrap trade.
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The WeCare Program aims to increase computer literacy by making inexpensive used IT technology available to communities and disadvantaged schools.
Marine plastic pollution is an emerging issue within the international community and is widely covered by the media. Plastic debris is the main source of shoreline pollution. A large percentage of plastic materials are found near popular tourist destinations and densely populated areas, especially within developing countries lacking waste management capacity and infrastructure. However, plastics…
Businesses and data centers can benefit from implementing sustainable efforts in many different ways in addition to maximizing data center IT investments.
In many countries, producers of electronic or electrical equipment are also responsible for offering a takeback system for consumer electronics at end-of-life. To measure the performance of these systems, manufacturers and importers are obliged to report to the local government. Measurement is often based on a percentage of the collected weight versus the weight placed…
Written by Patricia Whiting, Sr. International Policy Analyst for Sims Recycling Solutions Over the past decade or so, policy makers have promoted a move away from the historic linear economic model of “take-make-waste” that grew out of the industrial revolution. This shift has led us toward a circular economic model emphasizing sustainability and accompanied by…