R2 Solutions

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014

Boulder, Colorado -- R2 Solutions has released a new informational document on the relationship between R2:2013 and international agreements governing hazardous waste trade.  

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Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Boulder, Colorado -- The R2 Solutions Board of Directors voted unanimously to clarify that R2:2013 prohibits the use of CRT glass that no longer is considered a Focus Material (FM) as Alternative Daily Cover at solid waste landfills.

 "This formal clarification by the Board is a win for the environment," states Clare Lindsay, a member of the R2 Solutions Board and formerly of U.S. EPA's Office of Solid Waste, "the CRT crisis must be dealt with effectively and expeditiously, but not through the use of less-than-optimal environmental solutions."

 

Today's vote by the Board of Directors is in line with the recommendation of the multi-stakeholder R2 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) which recently deliberated the issue.

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Published Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Boulder, Colorado -- R2 Solutions is proud to welcome Venkatesha Murthy, an innovator and global leader in the electronics recycling industry, to the R2 Solutions Board of Directors.  As the chief architect for the first integrated electronic recycling technologies in Singapore and the designer of some of the most technologically advanced recycling systems in Asia, Murthy is truly a visionary in the field.

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Published Friday, February 7, 2014

Boulder, Colorado -- R2 Solutions announced today that 508 electronics recycling facilities are now certified to the Responsible Recycling (R2) standard and more are in the pipeline.  The number is the latest milestone reached by the certification, which last summer was updated to the latest version of the standard, R2:2013. 

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Published Thursday, January 16, 2014

 

There is a common guiding principle in sustainability known as the triple bottom line, which adds people and planet to the traditional measurement of prosperity. In essence, the triple bottom line is based on the idea that a profitable business and a responsible business are not mutually exclusive. This philosophy is at the core of the mission of the R2 certification and serves as the basis for its incredible success over the past several years, as well as its continued growth.

 

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Published Monday, December 30, 2013

XTechnology Global has earned the distinction of becoming the first company to achieve certification to the newly upgraded R2:2013 Standard. 

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Published Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Although electronic waste can be harmful to people and the environment, banning it outright can have negative impacts, too. CLICK HERE to read the entire artlicle as it appeared online at news.discovery.com
Published Wednesday, November 6, 2013
John Shegerian, host of Green is Good Radio, recently asked John Lingelbach about the evolution of responsible recycling and R2 Solutions. “Back in 2006, it was the Wild Wild West of electronics recycling,” Lingelbach recalls. “There was no way to know what you were getting into when you were partnering with an electronics recycler. The more»
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