Sustainable Electronics Recycling

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New SERI website to promote quality in R2 certification program

New SERI website to promote quality in R2 certification program SERI has been working to completely redesign and rebuild the SustainableElectronics.org website. When it launches this summer, the new website will include many new or revamped features.  Two new features will enhance the quality of the R2 certification program. The […]

EPEAT removed from federal electronics standards

EPEAT removed from federal electronics standards The White House has issued an updated executive order on federal sustainability practices that noticeably leaves out green electronics standard EPEAT. The standard helps promote the recovery and reuse of many types of devices. Replacing a 2009 executive order “ensuring procurement preference for EPEAT registered electronic […]

SERI Witness Audit Program

SERI Witness Audit Program E-scrap certification programs beef up auditing The two environmental certification programs for electronics processing, R2 and e-Stewards, both recently announced changes to their facility inspection protocols. Firms certified to the R2 standard, as well as the auditors in charge of giving them the stamp of approval, […]