Certifications & Standards

Certifications

We are committed to operational excellence, safety, and people- and planet-friendly practices. Our certifications provide independent validation of this commitment, and—we think—look great on all our materials.

Certifications vary by location.

e-Stewards

e-Stewards certification is the highest e-waste recycling certification in the industry. This certification sets recyclers apart from others in the marketplace that may mishandle material and cause potential negative impacts on the environment or human health.

Responsible Recycling

The R2 Standard provides a “common set of processes, safety measures, and documentation requirements” for e-waste recyclers and refurbishers. The R2 Standard is the leading standard for electronics repair and recycling.

OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Certified

With Health and Safety as our number one priority, and having a commitment to the prevention of injury or ill health in all our facilities, our OHSAS 18001 certification back our vigorous Environmental, Health, and Safety programs and ensure the health and safety of all our employees.

ISO 14001 Environmental Certified

With our e-Stewards certification comes the ISO 14001 certification. This certification ensures that we have up to date and third party audited Environmental Management System with stringent requirements regarding environmental commitments.

ISO 9001 Quality Certified

As an ISO 9001 certified refurbisher, quality and customer service are paramount in our operations.

Standards

We take pride in adhering to the following standards that set us apart from the competition.

NIST 800-88 

NIST is the highest standard for data security in the electronics recycling and refurbishing industry. 

Gramm Leach Bliley Financial Privacy Act

This standard was enacted by Congress to respect the privacy of our customers and protect the security and confidentiality of their non-public personal information. 

Sarbanes Oxley Privacy Act

This act is designed to oversee the financial reporting landscape for finance professionals. We make sure that all financial information is completely wiped and destroyed in all the electronics that we receive for recycling. 

Family Educations Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

This act protects the privacy of student education records.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)

We follow specific document destruction rules that adheres to FACTA which protects consumers’ credit and financial information. 

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

HIPAA establishes national standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other personal health information and applies to health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers that conduct certain health care transactions electronically. 

CRT Recycling

We offer a 100% domestic solution to recycling and processing CRT material. We guarantee that CRT electronics and material sent to us is not stockpiled or shipped internationally. Our process is e-Stewards certified and approved by the Illinois EPA. 

Learn More