Certification programs for IT recycling and asset disposition are based upon strong environmental standards which maximize reuse and recycling, minimize exposure to human health and the environment, ensure safe management of materials by downstream handlers and require destruction of all data on used electronics and IT assets.
Wisetek services reduce the risk, cost and complexity associated with securely managing IT assets and consumer electronics throughout their lifecycle in compliance with environmental and data security regulations. Material that is no longer required is recycled to Wisetek’s Sustainable EARTH standard. Wisetek is externally certified to the WEEELABEX, ISO 18001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and theR2 (Responsible Recycling) standard and is compliant with global e-waste regulations.
Our growing list of industry certifications and associations help to define our high standards and also serve as an example to those who interact with our customers to know that they are using the best in the business to get their jobs done. Below we have listed our certifications and associations to help you better understand the quality and detailed standards that Wisetek promises to deliver.
Wisetek Sustainable EARTH
Wisetek provides environmentally conscious organisations with a certified Responsible Recycling (R2) service for managing the disposal of their retired hardware system assets. The Wisetek Sustainable EARTH Program is an assurance that all processing is fully transparent, secure, auditable and is compliant with the highest global environmental regulatory recycling standards.
WEEELABEX accreditation is applicable throughout Europe and even worldwide. This is really a unique accreditation combination within the WEEE certification business. The accreditation means that the entire certification process is fully compliant with the reputable international standards ensuring the high quality and recognition of the certificates issued by WEEELABEX Organisation. The WEEELABEX accreditation is recognized and accepted by the EPEAT organisation.
R2 – Responsible Recycling
The R2 Standard provides a common set of best practice processes, safety measures and documentation requirements for businesses that repair and recycle used electronics. R2 is rigorously and independently audited emphasizing quality, safety and transparency.
The e-Stewards® Standard for Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment© is a comprehensive set of performance requirements created specifically for the electronics recycling and asset recovery industries and other processors, set into the framework of the global environmental management system standard known as ISO 14001.
Defense Logistics Information Service
Wisetek is certified for military-grade data destruction by the Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) to store and transport military critical technical data. We are also certified by the Defense Logistics Information Service to store and transport military critical technical data.
UPDATED DLIS CERTIFICATION – 0056296, EXPIRATION – 2/15/2020
HUBZone is a company level diversity certification referring to the Historically Underutilized Business Zone program that helps small businesses located in distressed areas gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. The HUBZone program is in place to increase employment opportunities, investment and economic development in these areas.
Registration to ISO 9001:2008 provides objective proof that a business has implemented and satisfied all the requirements of a quality management system.
ISO 14001 is a global standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS). The goal of the ISO 14001 standard is to give the top management of any organization a framework for managing environmental impacts.
OHSAS stands for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification. In April 1999, the British Standards Institute released the specification that they called OHSAS 18001. This was developed in response to strong worldwide demand for a generalized, comprehensive outline for managing occupational health & safety issues.