Following a four year research and business development project, Dubai based integrated green solutions company Akhdar has completed its project to open the UAE’s first subsidiary on behalf of Sims Recycling Solutions. Jebel Ali now hosts the region’s first global ppecified, fully compliant electrical & electronics end of life asset management facility.
The subsidiary, (fully owned by Sims Recycling Solutions UK Ltd) offers large corporations, logistics companies and government departments a much needed secure facility to re-cycle, re-use and re-market assets from the IT, and telecom sectors. The Akhdar management has transferred to the Sims Facility and bring a combined total of over 60 years of experience operating within the Middle East IT & Compliance Industries.
Philip Hughes, (former CEO of Akhdar and now Managing Director Middle East for Sims Recycling Solutions) explains, “Over the past years, there has been a growing awareness in the region of the need for a better understanding of “green solutions”. For the general public this has manifested itself as a growing awareness of the need to recycle domestic waste” products, especially high value items such as IT & electronics.”