Creative Recycling Systems of North Carolina Achieves e-Stewards®
SEATTLE, Nov. 27, 2012
SEATTLE, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Creative Recycling Systems (CRS), a
leader in IT Asset Management and electronics recycling, announced today that
their Raleigh, North Carolina facility has achieved the e-Stewards® Electronic
Recycling Certification, a commitment to responsible recycling, environmental
protection and international legal compliance.
e-Stewards is a globally accredited, third-party audited certification program
developed by the Basel Action Network (BAN), with support from other
environmental groups and industry leaders. CRS chose to pursue e-Stewards
Certification because it is the only e-waste recycling standard that assures
customers that no e-waste will be exported to developing countries, no toxic
materials will end up in landfills or incinerators, and it stands as a global
baseline for the protection of confidential data housed in electronic
CRS is uniquely qualified to service government agencies, financial
institutions, educational entities, and any company in the U.S. for
end-of-life e-scrap management, meeting the highest standards for protecting
the environment and ensuring corporate social responsibility. Their deep
understanding of the regulatory environment enables elimination of risk from
the recycling and asset management process and allows for the delivery of true
solutions that exceed customer expectations. CRS has already invested in some
of the most technologically advanced materials recovery equipment in the
"We know that in order to live in a sustainable world leaders have to lead by
providing the best solutions," said Joe Yob, Senior Vice President for CRS.
"With this philosophy in place it was clear we needed to qualify for the 'gold
standard' a nd become e-Stewards Certified."
CRS is in the process of certifying their additional 12 facilities and holds
R2/RIOS, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS18001 certifications.
"We don't just hand e-Stewards Certificates out to anybody," said Jim Puckett
Executive Director of BAN. "CRS joins a select group of electronics recyclers
that can show you where all of their e-waste goes and that it is processed
safely and responsibly. They will continually be required to pass the test of
being among the most socially and environmentally responsible recyclers on
earth. We welcome them."
For more information, contact:
Basel Action Network
e-Stewards Business Manager
Creative Recycling Systems, LLC.
Senior Vice President
About e-Stewards® Certification
The e-Stewards Certification program, created by the Basel Action Network
(BAN), formally recognizes electronic recyclers that adhere to environmentally
and socially responsible practices when recovering hazardous electronic
materials. It is the first such program backed by environmental organizations
and major corporations alike.The accredited third-party audited certification
program is supported by the USEPA and is endorsed by Greenpeace USA, the
Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Electronics
Take Back Coalition and 68 other environmental organizations. It has also
drawn the public support of major corporate "e-Stewards Enterprises" including
Alcoa, Samsung, Bank of America, Capital One Financial Corp. and Wells Fargo.
About Basel Action Network
Founded in 1997, the Basel Action Network is a 501(c)3 charitable organization
of the United States, based in Seattle, WA. BAN is the world's only
organization focused on confronting the global environmental justice and
economic inefficiency of toxic trade and its devastating impacts. Today BAN
serves as the information clearinghouse on the subject of waste trade for
journalists, academics, and the general public. Through its investigations,
BAN uncovered the tragedy of hazardous electronic waste dumping in developing
countries. For more information, see BAN.org.
About Creative Recycling Systems
Creative Recycling Systems (CRS) is an IT Asset Management and Recycling
company that provides state-of-the-art lifecycle management solutions for
surplus, obsolete and end-of-life electronic products. It yields the highest
value for its customers while producing the smallest environmental footprint
available in the world. Recognized as a worldwide leader in the electronics
recycling industry, CRS' 19 years of success has been built on environmental
stewardship, developing and utilizing state-of-the-art processing technology,
managing assets, data security and commitment to customer service. CRS has
Nationwide capabilities, for more information visit CRSeRecycling.com and
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