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Certification Scorecard: Jan. 19, 2023

Published: January 19, 2023
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The following are facilities that have achieved, renewed or otherwise regained R2 certification recently:

ADL Process of Scarborough, Ontario; two Carrefour Environnement Saguenay locations in Saguenay, Quebec, and one in Edmundston, New Brunswick; eLot Electronics Recycling of Glenmont, N.Y.; G1 Asset Management of Yatala, Queensland, Australia; ITRenew Brasil Comercio de Equipmentos de Informatica e Servicos of Sao Paulo; ITRenew locations in Sterling, Va., and Olathe, Kan.; ITRenew ITAD Ireland of County Louth, Ireland; METech Recycling locations in Denver, Gilroy, Calif., Roxboro, N.C., Salt Lake City, and Worcester, Mass.; Universal Recycling Technologies locations in Clackamas, Ore., and Janesville, Wis.

After completing successful audits, the organizations listed below achieved one or more of these NAID AAA certifications: physical destruction of hard drives, physical destruction of solid state devices, over-writing or degaussing of physical hard drives, over-writing of solid state devices. 

Dakota Data Shred of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Expanco (dba AMPLIFY) of Fort Worth, Texas; Green Chip of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Human-I-T locations in Bell, Calif. and Detroit; Ingram Micro Services of Chandler, Ariz.; MDS Records Management of Des Moines, Iowa; NCS Global Services of Rochester, N.H.; Secure EWaste Management of Chino, Calif.; ShredAmerica Iron City of Pittsburgh; Shredding Solutions of Carlisle, Pa.; and TITAN Mobile Shredding of Pipersville, Pa. 

Visit our archive to view previous editions of the scorecard.

 

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Expert prediction: Right to repair will be popular in 2023

Published: January 4, 2023
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N.Y. governor Hochul at a podium, speaking at an event.

Many of the exclusions in New York’s bill, which include motor vehicles, power tools, farm equipment and medical devices, were added after the bill hit Gov. Kathy Hochul’s desk. | lev radin/Shutterstock

New York was the first state to turn a digital right-to-repair bill into law and industry experts say it will certainly not be the last, though they hope future bills will be stronger. 

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