Michigan-based electronics recycler honored for its positive impact on the environment
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014—Mt. Pleasant, Mich.-based 3S International, an electronics processor that provides safe, secure, and sustainable e-recycling solutions, has been named among the 2014 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies in Michigan.
The 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies celebrates organizations that inspire and produce green technology, improve the local and global community and positively impact the industry and environment. An awards gala to celebrate the honorees will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Davenport University.
“As an electronics recycling company, 3S International is an environmentally conscious organization that is deeply invested in sustainability. We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies in the state,” said Gina Yob, vice president and Sales and Marketing for 3S International. “3S International is dedicated to solving the growing e-waste issue in the most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly manner. By joining ranks with companies focused on sustainability, we can increase our impact on literally millions of people each year.”
3S International specializes in recycling hazardous LCD and mercury-containing electronics on a large scale, while addressing previously unsolvable e-recycling issues. The company has exclusive North American rights to the proprietary BLUBOX technology, which can reduce end-of-life electronics into recyclable fragments and safely extract the rare earth elements – at a rate of 2,200 pounds an hour and 15 million pounds of electronics each year.
Headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 3S International is poised for rapid growth and plans to open six to ten new facilities in the U.S., including a new location in southeast Michigan later this year.
About 3S International
Founded by experienced professionals, 3S International’s safe, secure, and sustainable processes revolutionize electronics recycling. 3S International is a processor – not an asset manager, exporter or reseller. The company’s proprietary BLUBOX technology specializes in hazardous LCD and mercury-containing products to address previously unsolvable e-recycling issues and ensure that all electronics are recycled into reusable raw materials. 3S is headquartered in Mount Pleasant, Mich. and currently operates at Chicago’s Tinley Park. The leadership team has secured full certification in the highest industry standards, including ISO 14001 and e-Stewards, and is on track to open six to ten new facilities in the U.S. in the next three years. Visit www.3srecycling.com to learn more.