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Sims Recycling Solutions Teams Up With The Sharks and HP To Collect Old Electronics

by San Jose Sharks Staff / San Jose Sharks
SAN JOSE, California – Sims Recycling Solutions, the world’s largest electronics recycler, is joining with the San Jose Sharks and HP for the second consecutive year to encourage the community and Sharks hockey fans to recycle their electronics. The event will be held in the main parking lot (Lot ABC) at HP Pavilion in San Jose located at 525 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA on November 5, 2011 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.


Everyone who drops off an item to recycle will be able to watch the team’s pre-game morning skate and will also receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win exclusive autographed Shark’s merchandise and memorabilia.

This e-waste collection event will be set up as a drive through and drop off event. Staff will be on hand to conveniently and quickly collect items from community members’ vehicles. For those who plan to recycle a monitor or television, please print and complete the collection log found at the www.us.simsrecycling.com/sharks website to ensure faster processing.

Sims Recycling Solutions will accept the following: computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, PDAs, cell phones, telephones, televisions, radios, stereos, speakers, MP3 players, CD and DVD players, and VCRs. Sims Recycling Solutions is unable to accept batteries, household appliances, microwave ovens, smoke detectors, ink or toner cartridges, and cans or bottles.

"Electronics are the fastest growing waste stream in the United States. Of particular concern, consumers are having trouble knowing how to properly recycle their personal electronics due to the risks and misinformation associated with disposal" stated Steve Skurnac, President, Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas. "The Sharks clearly understand the growing need to raise awareness of this problem and provide a solution to the San Jose community. It’s an honor for Sims Recycling Solutions to join with the organization as part of this initiative to demonstrate the responsible method for e-waste recycling, a process that protects both the environment and consumers’ personal data."

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that recycling one million laptops saves the equivalent of the electricity used in 3,657 US homes a year. Sims Recycling Solutions is a proud sponsor of the San Jose Sharks and the Sharks Green Territory webpage.

Sims Recycling Solutions
Sims Recycling Solutions (www.us.simsrecycling.com) is the world's largest electrical and electronics recovery and recycling company with 50 sites across the globe.

Sims Recycling Solutions recycles all types of electronic equipment and enables businesses to meet both their social and legal obligations in the treatment of surplus electronics. The company's asset management and recovery service enables businesses and public sector organizations to sustain the value of IT and electronic equipment, in a legally compliant, data secure, fully traceable and environmentally sustainable manner.

In North America, Sims Recycling Solutions operates 14 sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Ontario, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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