As a leader in managing e-waste, GreenChip Electronic Waste Solutions is fully R2 and ISO14001 certified, with annual auditing to maintain up-to-date certification. With the ability to measure it's performance and hold itself to the highest standards, GreenChip takes environmental policy and legal requirements as top priority. Through our rigorous certification processes GreenChip has been independently audited for each individual phase in the electronic waste stream management. Incorporating ISO14001 and R2 certified methods for handling Collection, Handling, Sorting, Recycling, De-manufacturing, and Recovery for Reuse enable us to provide you with an assurance that your organization is protected from liability and in accordance with environmental guidelines contributing to a more sustainable future.
Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher
Microsoft Authorized Refurbishers have years of experience professionally refurbishing computers and servers using data security and environmental and sustainability best practices and compliance methods. Microsoft Authorized Refurbishers provide a complete PC solution at a great value for businesses or homes. Greenchip is proud to be a member of the Microsoft Refurbisher Program with the following benefits:
- Recognition and status as a member of a Microsoft Refurbisher program.
- Ability to build an enhanced relationship with Microsoft.
- Genuine Microsoft software licenses for refurbished PCs.
- Access to proprietary installation tools to simplify the software deployment process.
- The opportunity to create market differentiation through the sale of a refurbished PC solution with preinstalled Microsoft software.
ISO - International Standards Organization for Environmental Management Standards
The ISO 14000 standards provide a guideline or framework for organizations that need to systematize and improve their environmental management efforts. The ISO 14001 standard is the most important standard within the ISO 14000 series. ISO 14001 specifies the requirements of an environmental management system (EMS) for small to large organizations. An EMS is a systemic approach to handling environmental issues within an organization.
The R2 (Responsible Recycling) Standard
The R2 (Responsible Recycling) Standard sets forth requirements relating to environmental, health, safety, and security aspects of electronics recycling.
The R2 Certification provides a strict Policy is in place for managing used and end-of-life electronics equipment that is based on a "reuse, recover, dispose" hierarchy of responsible management strategies and covers materials management on site and throughout the Recycling Chain. This also maintains a set plan for complying with the environmental, health, and safety legal requirements relating to its operations, and for assuring it only exports equipment and components containing Focus Materials to countries that legally accept them. Every R2 recycler has been audited by an independent auditor that evaluates each recycler in more than 50 areas of operational and environmental performance.
Providing Information Destruction Services
NAID - NAID® is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. Suppliers of products, equipment and services to destruction companies are also eligible for membership. NAID's mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies.
The NAID Certification Program offered to all NAID member companies provides information destruction services. Through can run certification audits for Mobile and/or Plant-based operations in paper or printed media, micro media, computer hard drive destruction and/or computer hard drive sanitization. The NAID Certification Program establishes standards for a secure destruction process including such areas as operational security, employee hiring and screening, the destruction process, responsible disposal and insurance.