Sims Recycling Solutions to host recycling event with San Jose Sharks

Source: Waste & Recycling News.com

Sims Recycling Solutions, an e-waste recycling subsidiary of global scrap recycling company Sims Metal management, is working with the National Hockey League’s San Jose Sharks to promote electronics recycling in the community, according to a company news release.

Sims Recycling Solutions will be collecting appliances, electronics and scrap metal Feb. 2 at HP Pavilion, the Sharks’ home arena. People who drop off items for recycling will be able to watch the team’s pre-game morning skate and have a chance to win Sharks merchandise.

“With the Super Bowl scheduled on Sunday, Feb. 3, most stores will be running discounts and promotions for new televisions,” Steve Skurnac, president of Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas, said in a statement. “We felt this event would be a great way for those updating their television, to conveniently discard their old one in a secure and responsible manner.”

San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) January 24, 2013
Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling is teaming up with Sims Metal Management and the San Jose Sharks to encourage the community and Sharks hockey fans to recycle their electronics and appliances. 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 February 2, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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

“With the Super Bowl scheduled on Sunday, February 3, 2013 most stores will be running discounts and promotions for new televisions,” stated Steve Skurnac, President, Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas. “We felt this event would be a great way for those updating their television, to conveniently discard their old one in a secure and responsible manner.”

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 us.simsrecycling.com/sharks website to ensure faster processing.

Sims Recycling Solutions and Sims Metal Management will accept the following: appliances, scrap metal, computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, PDAs, cell phones, telephones, televisions, radios, stereos, speakers, MP3 players, CD and DVD players, and VCRs. Sims is unable to accept: batteries, smoke detectors, ink or toner cartridges, tanks, ammunition scrap, and paint or aerosol cans.. Sims Recycling Solutions has the global reach, expertise and infrastructure necessary to guarantee you that your data is secure and your electronic equipment is processed in the most environmentally responsible manner.

Sims Recycling Solutions is a proud sponsor of the San Jose Sharks and the Sharks Green Territory webpage.

Sims Recycling Solutions
Sims Recycling Solutions (us.simsrecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, offering customers in every business sector comprehensive recycling services out of our 53 owned and operated sites across the globe.

Sims Recycling Solutions – owned by Sims Metal Management, a publicly traded company – has the global reach, expertise and infrastructure necessary to guarantee our customers that their data is secure, their electronic equipment is processed in an environmentally responsible manner, their reputation is protected and their compliance risks are eliminated.

In America, Sims Recycling Solutions operates 16 sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Ontario, South Carolina Tennessee, Texas and Vancouver.

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