EWaste Recycling Solutions Attains R2/RIOS Certification

Electronics recycling firm’s two Maine facilities earn standard.

July 29, 2013
Recycling Today Staff
EWaste Recycling Solutions, Auburn, Maine has announced that its electronics recycling facilities in Auburn and Lewiston, Maine, have achieved R2/RIOS (Responsible Recycling Practices/Recycling Industry Operating Standard) certification. This certification demonstrates to customers, employees and the public that a facility is operating at the highest standards for quality production, environmental protections, health and safety, the company says. 

“We are proud to be the first company headquartered in Maine to achieve R2/RIOS certification, which underscores eWaste Recycling Solutions’ commitment to environmentally sound standards and business practices,” says Rick Dumas, founder and CEO of eWaste Recycling Solutions. “By earning R2/RIOS, we are dedicated to protecting our workers and our community.”

“EWaste Recycling Solutions is to be commended for investing in the most responsible recycling practices with R2/RIOS,” says Robin Wiener, president of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI), administrator of R2/RIOS. “The company joins the growing industry movement to become certified, showcasing their dedication to operating at the highest industry standards and in an environmentally sound manner.”

To earn R2/RIOS certification, eWaste Recycling Solutions underwent a third-party audit to verify its compliance with quality, environmental, health and safety standards.