R2 Audit

R2 Audits: 3 Things to Know

I have been doing internal R2 audits for many years now. In those years I’ve had the opportunity to work with, and see, lots of different types of companies. Big companies, small companies, companies that run like well-oiled machines and set the standard in their industry, and ragtag companies that do the bare minimum to…

E-Scrap 2018

E-Scrap Recap 2018

E-Scrap Overview The annual trade show E-Scrap 2018 was held in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 9 – 11, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Marketed for attendees in the electronics scrap industry, there were a number of trade organizations such as Basel Action Network (BAN), Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Sustainable Electronics Recycling International…

R2 Makes Sense For Your Business

Why Your Business Needs R2

We usually speak with companies who have already decided to pursue getting R2 certification (Responsible Recycling) or renewing their certification. But we know that making this decision for your business often comes at a cost. R2 costs money and it costs time. But are the pro’s worth it? We know it can be a big decision to…

R2 Standard Shifting to R2v3

SERI R2 2017 (TAC) Meeting

On Nov. 7 – 9, 2017, Sustainable Electronics Recycling International ( SERI ) hosted an open meeting in Denver to discuss revising the R2 (Responsible Recycling) standard. 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,…