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Sims Metal Management Ltd. is the world’s leading publicly traded metal and electronics recycler, with more than 250 facilities on five continents. In North America alone, Sims Metal Management and its joint ventures have more than 130 operations across the United States and Canada and employ over 3,600 men and women. Sims Metal Management is publicly listed on the Australian Stock Exchanges (ASX: SGM) and handled 12.8 million metric tons of recycled material in fiscal 2013.

Sims Metal Management

Sims Metal Management buys ferrous metal from metal dealers, peddlers, auto wreckers, demolition firms and others who generate obsolete metal, and from manufacturers who generate industrial metal. Sims Metal Management processes ferrous metal for resale through a variety of methods, including sorting, shredding, cutting, torching, baling or breaking. After processing, ferrous recycled metal is sold to end users, such as electric arc furnace mills, integrated steel mills, foundries and brokers.

We source non-ferrous metals from manufacturers, known as production offcuts, and from generators of electricity, telecommunication service providers, as well as others, who generate obsolete metal. Peddlers and metal dealers, who collect from a variety of sources, also deliver material directly to our facilities. In addition, significant quantities of non-ferrous metal are sourced as a by-product, which is referred to as NFSR, from our ferrous shredding operations.

Our facilities are able to handle a myriad of types of ferrous and nonferrous metals and we have the years of experience in the industry to handle any job for your business. We service accounts nationally and internationally, and buy material from scrap metal dealers throughout the world.

Sims Metal Management provides customized recycling services to meet the individual needs of commercial and industrial scrap metal producers. Our goal is to ensure that each client receives the same high level of customer service and efficiency. Sims Metal Management’s services are customized to maximize each scrap provider’s net scrap revenues. Sims Metal Management can handle scrap shipments via truck, rail or deep-water vessel and with modern technology and equipment, as well as experienced and highly qualified personnel. Sims Metal Management is able to provide superior pricing, service, and convenience in metal recycling. Our services include:

  • Fair-market scrap metal prices
  • State and federally certified scales
  • Accountability and control procedures, including:
    • Numbered and dated receipts
    • Certified scale tickets
    • Checks that reference both the receipt and scale tickets
  • Weighing programs—no cost weighing procedures
  • Simple techniques to upgrade the value of your material
  • Nearly 100 years of experience in the metal recycling industry

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Sims Recycling Solutions

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) is Sims Metal Management’s waste electronics and electrical equipment recycler - the world’s and North America’s leading such recycler. Sims Recycling Solutions maintains more than 40 operations on five continents, processing over 475,000 tonnes of e-waste each year. Strategic partnerships in other countries mean that SRS offers electronics recycling services in over 70 locations worldwide.

Removing hazardous substances from waste electrical and electronic equipment such as cadmium and lead is a complex process and takes significant capital investment in plant and machinery to ensure economical and safe processing. As part of Sims Metal Management Limited, Sims Recycling Solutions has access to a sizeable pool of investment capital and is continually investing in advanced recovery and recycling operations.

We work with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Contract Equipment Manufacturers (CEMs), suppliers, importers, lease and finance companies, sector organisations and end users to enable them to comply with their responsibilities under relevant environmental regulations, including the European Union’s WEEE legislation.

Additionally, Sims Recycling Solutions offers a business-to-business IT, electronic equipment asset management and recovery service that operates across a global network. Services include the management and control of the entire asset management process, including transport, coordination, product identification, asset registration and reporting. Sims Recycling Solutions offers its clients the option of redeployment, reclamation of parts and/or resale and recycling, delivering legal compliance as well as a potential financial return from the resale of refurbished equipment.

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Sims Municipal Recycling

Sims Metal Management is also involved with curbside recycling materials. Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR) is the processor of all the curbside metal, glass and plastic (MGP) collected by the NYC Department of Sanitation throughout the five boroughs. NYC operates the largest curbside recycling program in the United States - the NYC recycling contract calls for SMR to process more than 400,000 tons of MGP and paper annually. SMR services the City of New York with its existing facilities in Queens, the Bronx and Jersey City, and is currently constructing a new facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The Brooklyn plant will be the largest commingled recycling facility in North America. In the summer of 2013, Sims Municipal Recycling expanded to Chicago and is now serving a portion of Chicago’s Southside “Blue Cart” curbside recycling program.

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