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Environmental Office Solutions Achieves Quality and R2 Certifications
Environmental Office Solutions (EOS) is now ISO 9001compliant and achieved certification to R2:2008 (Responsible Recycling Practices -the industry's highest standard for environmental responsibility), ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.
Over the course of several months, Environmental Office Solutions put in place a transparent verification system to manage its processes for recycling of used print cartridges, cell phones and small electronic devices in the most ecologically responsible manner.
“We successfully demonstrated that we have put in place the processes and procedures to handle material properly and provide a safe workplace environment. This certification is the result of several months of intensive work in preparation for two in-depth audits. These certifications support our ongoing mission and long-term commitment to the environment and this industry,” explained COO Terry Stoddard.
Environmental Office Solutions is the largest print cartridge and cell phone waste recycler of its kind in Connecticut and the only waste recycler of its kind in the state with these certifications.
R2 Certification provides important benefits to the consumer, including:
+ The reduction of environmental and human health impacts from improper recycling;
+ Increased access to quality reusable and refurbished equipment to those who need them; and
+ The reduction of energy use and other environmental impacts associated with mining and processing of virgin materials to conserve our limited natural resources.
About Environmental Office Solutions
Founded in 1996, Environmental Office Solutions helps companies, government agencies and consumers recycle their used toner and inkjet cartridges from printers, copiers, facsimile and MFPs (multifunction printers), and used cell phones. The company operates in a 37,044 square-foot facility in East Hartford, Connecticut and serves customers worldwide. Since 1996, Environmental Office Solutions has diverted millions of used print cartridges (and more recently used electronic devices), from becoming landfill waste by supplying these items for reuse in secondary markets.
Page Updated Last on: Jun 27, 2012