SOURCE: Sims Recycling Solutions U.S.

Sims Recycling Solutions U.S.

October 13, 2015 09:00 ET

Sims Recycling Solutions Recognizes Unisys for Efforts in Responsible End-of-Life IT Asset Management

Unisys Responsibly Disposed of More Than 1.6 Million Pounds of IT and Electronic Equipment Last Year

WEST CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 13, 2015) - Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading provider of global IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, recently presented an award to Unisys Corporation to acknowledge Unisys' efforts to securely and responsibly dispose of IT and electronic equipment during the 2014 calendar year.

During that time Unisys disposed of more than 1.6 million pounds of end-of-life IT and electronic equipment, which is equivalent to conserving approximately 205,675 gallons of gasoline, removing 411 cars from the road, or planting 47,717 trees. Those efforts not only represented efficient management of IT and electronic devices but also contributed to the security of customer, employee and corporate data.

Unisys has a stated commitment to complying with legislative and regulatory requirements for providing environmentally-sound recovery, recycling and disposal of end-of-life Unisys name-branded electrical and electronic equipment. The company uses Sims Recycling Solutions as the primary service provider for disposal of IT-related items including laptops, monitors, hard drives, servers and telephones.

"We are delighted to acknowledge Unisys for their commitment to conscientious IT asset disposition, because we feel they make strong efforts to do what's right when it comes to managing their IT assets," stated Steve Skurnac, president of Sims Recycling Solutions. "Unisys' dedication of significant corporate resources to guarantee responsible recycling and e-waste disposition helps create jobs, conserves natural resources and reduces carbon emissions."

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.

About Unisys

Unisys is a global information technology company that works with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to solve their most pressing IT and business challenges. Unisys specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. ​With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, Unisys offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, security solutions, and high-end server technology. Visit Unisys at www.unisys.com

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