R2:2013

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EPA study finds electronics recycling standards are well-implemented

EPA study finds electronics recycling standards are well-implemented The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a study assessing the implementation of e-Stewards and Responsible Recycling Standard for Electronics Recyclers (R2), the two third-party certification programs for electronic scrap recyclers in the United States. The study found that the certification standards are being implemented by auditors with thorough […]

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 […]