Certifications Include ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Responsible Recycling (R2)
AUSTIN, Texas – April 12, 2012 – ROUND2 INC., an Avnet company within Avnet Integrated Resources and leading eRecycling service provider announced today that it has been recommended for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications as well as the Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices certification for its processing facility in Atlanta, Ga. To hold ISO and OHSAS certifications, an organization must meet specific requirements for the associated standard. ISO 9001 relates to quality management systems, ISO 14001 relates to environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 involves occupational health and safety management systems. Endorsed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices for Electronics Recyclers establish a hierarchy for the safe and responsible handling of electronic waste through reuse and resource recovery.
“This recommendation for ISO and R2 certifications at our newest 258,000 square foot processing facility in Atlanta is a milestone for ROUND2,” said Randy Weiss, ROUND2’s president. “All of our processing facilities will now be ISO and R2 certified, demonstrating our dedication to transparent environmental processing and our efforts to further differentiate ROUND2 as a trusted partner for the secure reuse and recycling of end-of-life assets and electronics.”
ROUND2 has additional processing facilities in Austin and Coppell, Texas, as well as Grove City, Ohio, totaling 496,000 square feet that include a technical operations center and end-of-life processing services.
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