About R2

The R2 Standard provides a common set of processes, safety measures, and documentation requirements for businesses that recycle and repair used electronics. R2 is rigorously and independently audited, emphasizing quality, safety, and transparency. More than 800 facilities are currently R2 certified in 31 countries, with more added every day. More information on R2 certification can be found here https://sustainableelectronics.org/

About RIOS

The Recycling Industry Operating Standard™ (RIOS™) is an integrated Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Management System Certification that is designed for recycler, by recyclers. With RIOS™, recyclers are able to obtain certification without having to fit their system into a program designed for manufacturers. By integrating the management system, recyclers are able to more effectively manage their system, which results in stronger health and safety programs, greater environmental responsibility, and better operational efficiency.

Recyclers of all commodities are able and encouraged to adopt RIOS™ at their facility. Whether recycling paper, plastic, metals, textiles, electronics or tires, RIOS™ has a place in the facility. Furthermore, RIOS™ can be adopted in any country in the world. RIOS™ is truly the global standard for recycling. More information on RIOS certification can be found here http://www.rioscertification.org