Creative Recycling Systems Achieves e-Stewards® Certification

NASCAR Green partner Creative Recycling Systems (CRS), a leader in IT Asset Management and electronics recycling, announced 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 equipment.

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 world.

“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’ and 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.”