The epidemic of electronics waste. Lethal substances like mercury, cadmium, lead and arsenic. Landfills brimming. Ground water contamination. Waste dumping in developing nations. A global hunger for more disposable technology. The pressure to address this mounting, global concern is often left not to the manufacturers developing the electronics, or their end users, but to those organizations that are left to deal with these "end of life" products. What we call e-waste. Recycle you say. Not all recycling is proper and the term "recycling" is often a metaphor for exporting the problem elsewhere. Solutions?
R2: Responsible Recycling is the leading electronics repair and recycling standard employed by many ICT and recycling organizations. R2 provides a common set of processes, safety measures and documentation requirements for businesses. The standard is rigorously and independently audited, emphasizing quality, safety and transparency: Welcome to R2, Responsible Recycling:
why do we need R2? "the e-waste tragedy"
learn about R2 and SERI sustainable electronics recycling international
There is no shortage of documentaries that give a voice to the problem. R2 Recycling represents a solution. Need a push? Watch.
Learn more about the R2 Standard and its housing body SERI, Sustainable Electronics Recycling International.
what bizphyx can do
BIZPHYX is one of the nation’s leading quality management consulting firms, specializing in the implementation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and TL 9000, the ISO based quality standard of the telecommunications industry (ICT). We are experienced in ISO 14001 implementation and internal auditing, in addition to OHSAS 18001 and R2. Before an organization can certify to R2, it must be certified to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Serious about getting R2 certified?We offer a full suite of R2 implementation and auditing services. We can also assist with integrated management systems (IMS), certifying to multiple standards at one time.
why choose bizphyx?
To start, we have an unprecedented 100% client certification rate. BIZPHYX has specific EMS expertise with a certified environmental specialist (CES) on staff. Electronics recycling and waste management are are pressing environmental issues in the ICT industry. Corporations are driving requirements deep into their supply chains to mitigate risk. Where do you stand in the supply chain? If you're serious and focused, we will help you achieve your R2 certification and your ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications as well.
certified environmental specialists
We have a certified environmental specialist (CES), on staff
ISO 14001 | OHSAS 18001
We can help you implement these required standards for R2 certification.
sustainability program development
We implement special sustainability projects like supplier audits and scorecards
What is a CES? Learn more here
Required standards we can help you implement
see our role in the PG&E "Go Green" Toolkit
subject matter experts Whether it's our blog, published articles, or "green casts", we offer years expertise to clients through our knowledge base.
Listen to our podcast episode: Navigating R2 and Electronics Recycling Standards
a few of the clients we've worked with
Alcatel-Lucent • ARRIS • AT&T • BNSF • BroadSoft • Calix • Century Link • Cisco • Dynis • Fujitsu • Great Plains Communications