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Our facilities hold the following certifications...

e-Stewards Standard Ver. 2.0 (Global Electronic Recycling Stewardship)


    •  Created by the Basel Action Network and supported by the EPA

    •  Supported by the EPA

    •  All stored data must be destroyed

    •  Managing toxic e-waste must be done to protect workers and environment

    •  Prohibited export to developing countries in accordance with international law

    •  Responsible downstream tracking and mass balance

    •  Ethical labor - no child, coerced, or prison labor is permitted

    •  All facilities must be certified

NAID AAA Certification (National Association of Information Destruction)


    •  Elite Data Destruction certification for information destruction industry

    •  Verifies the qualifications of certified information destruction providers through a comprehensive scheduled and unannounced audit program

    •  Rigorous process that helps our customers meet numerous laws and regulations requiring protection of confidential customer information

    •  Was developed by information security professionals and recognized by thousands of private and governmental organizations around the world

    •  An extensive, three-level background screening process verifies that no individual with a known history of related crimes will be handling confidential material


R2:2013 (Responsible Recycling – Certified Electronics Recycler)


    •  Was developed through a transparent, multi-stakeholder consensus process led by the EPA, state governments, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), NGOs, refurbishers and recyclers.

    •  Supported by the EPA and was recognized in the National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship.

    •  Holds the highest standards for data protection, adhering to HIPAA regulations.

    •  Requires proper data destruction to wipe out confidential information stored on electronics.

    •  Prohibited export to developing countries (Non-OECD)

    •  Chain of custody tracking to final disposition




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RIOS™ (Recycling Industry Operating Standard)


    •  The recycling industry’s management system standard for quality, environment and health & safety (QEH&S).

    •  Specifically designed for the recycling industry, RIOS™ integrates the key operational elements found in other standards, such as ISO 9001 (Q), ISO 14001 (E), and OHSAS 18001 (H&S), bringing them together into one streamlined management system.

    •  Based on the Plan, Do, Check, Act model for continual improvement, RIOS™ is designed to uncover organizational strengths and weaknesses, improve operational discipline, efficiency and effectiveness, and comply with domestic and international laws, including the Basel Convention.



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ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System)


    •  Internationally recognized standard for implementation and continually improving Quality

    •  Applies to the processes for the products and services an organization supplies

    •  Continual improvement of activities to ensure complete customer satisfaction



ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management System)


    •  Internationally recognized standard for continually improving Environmental impact

    •  Identifies, controls, and improves the environmental impact and performance

    •  Lays forth a best practice for proactive management of the environmental impact of your organization.



MBE (Minority Business Enterprise)


    •  Ownership by minority individuals means the business is at least 51% owned by such    individuals

    •  Management and daily operations must be exercised by the minority ownership member(s)




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UCA (Uniform Certification Agency)


    •  UCA Certified through The Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum

    •  Qualifying process that ensures the corporate buyer that an individual business is truly owned, operated and controlled by a minority/woman

    •  Certifies legitimate minority, women, disadvantaged and locally owned small business enterprises

    •  Certification process requires a thorough investigation of a company's operations including, but not limited to: financial statements, by-laws, charters, stock certificates, lease agreements, salaries of owners, number of employees, licenses/authorities, etc.




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