EPSA was established in 2012 to provide an industry based recycling solution for e-waste in Australia. It recognised as an approved National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme Co-Regulatory Arrangement in 2013.
EPSA is wholly owned by Sims Group Limited, a company that has been operating in the recycling industry for over 100 years globally. Sims operates in 30 countries, with more than 250 facilities around the globe.
Sims has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for nine consecutive years and has been an Index Component since 2012. We are the only recycling company to have been nominated among the world’s 100 most sustainable companies for five consecutives years by World Economic Forum in Davos. Sims is listed in the ASX, NYS and Euronext as one of its “Global 120” most advanced companies on corporate responsibility.
EPSA through Sims has succeeded in setting the best practice benchmark for Australian ewaste recycling. Our extensive global reach and experience has enabled the business to develop innovative technologies that separates and tracks all liberated materials (especially hazardous materials) in an efficient and effective manner.
Regardless of the Sims business unit, we all operate under the same core values and disciplines. We aim to be world’s safest and most responsible recycling company by developing a zero harm workplace for employees and all visitors to our facilities. Being an exemplary member of the communities in which we operate and being responsible stewards of the environment.
As industrial operators with many global facilities, we respect the environment and support the communities in which we work. As recyclers, we are firmly committed to operating to the umbrella of sustainability.