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The Sacramento Habitat for Humanity earned LEED Platinum certification for this home by focusing on strategies to conserve water.

Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, is a proud home sponsor for Sacramento Habitat for Humanity. The donation from Sims helped to fund the construction of an affordable LEED Platinum certified home for the Thao/Yang family. The home dedication ceremony will take place this Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at 7489 Carella Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822. The Thao/Yang family will host a luncheon immediately following the dedication.

“Sims Recycling Solutions is honored to have the opportunity to help Habitat for Humanity fulfill its important mission of providing affordable housing for the residents of Sacramento,” stated Steve Skurnac, President, Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas. “We are especially pleased to be involved with this project because it is LEED Platinum certified which demonstrates environmental stewardship and social responsibility, and is in alignment with Sims’ commitment to operating our business in the most sustainable way possible.”

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is an independent, third-party verification that a building or home was designed and constructed using environmentally friendly building practices. The Sacramento Habitat for Humanity earned LEED Platinum certification for this home by focusing on strategies to conserve water.

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 50 owned and operated sites across the globe.

Sims Recycling Solutions – owned by Sims Metal Management, the world’s largest publicly listed metal and electronics recycler – 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 North America, Sims Recycling Solutions operates 14 sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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