Recently published R2v3 certification data illustrates just how diverse the industry has become, with relatively few reuse and recycling Swiss Army knives out there.
In today’s labor market, companies may only dream about having less than 10% employee turnover and little to no absenteeism in their more-repetitive jobs. But data demonstrates those are some of the advantages of employing adults with disabilities.
Processors participating in Washington, D.C.’s electronics recycling program must carry e-Stewards certification next year. It’s a change from the previous rules, which allowed either e-Stewards or R2 to satisfy the certification requirement.
Two electronics manufacturers and a reverse logistics contractor recently described what they look for in recycling vendors. They also discussed how audits have changed during the pandemic – and why some changes may be here to stay.
The e-Stewards certification standard this week named companies that showed conformity with the standard during unannounced inspections this year. The group also announced companies that had positive results when their downstreams were audited with GPS trackers.