By Paul Ploumis 21 Jul 2015 Last updated at 05:56:13 GMT
LOS ANGELES (Scrap Monster): The Southern California electronics recycling facility of TechWaste Recycling, LLC has received Responsible Recycling (R2) certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In addition, the facility has also received ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.
According to Mario Rojas, Vice President & EHS officer, TechWaste Recycling, the company had recently made significant improvements to its infrastructure and recycling practices at the site. This has helped the company to provide value-added service and security to customers while providing data destruction and IT asset disposition services. The certifications will enhance the company’s commitment to provide responsible electronics recycling with special impetus on environmental sustainability.
Based in Santa Ana, California, TechWaste Recycling is a progressive electronics recycling company focused on providing businesses with responsible electronics recycling, secure data destruction, and IT asset disposition services designed to meet short and long-term corporate and environmental goals. TechWaste Recycling specializes in the collection, sorting, dismantling and recycling of all electronics and electronic components.
R2 is the leading standard for electronics repair and recycling. The R2 Standard provides a common set of processes, safety measures, and documentation requirements for businesses that repair and recycle used electronics. R2 is rigorously and independently audited, emphasizing quality, safety, and transparency.