TITLE

R2 to begin charging annual fee for certification

AUTHOR(S)
Carroll, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Waste & Recycling News;5/13/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p0017
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that R2 Solutions, a non-profit organization that oversees the R2 electronics recycling certification, will start charging companies an annual fee of 1,500 U.S. dollars per facility to remain certified. R2 Solutions currently have 383 facilities certified, which will have a total of over 500,000 U.S. dollars fees. Insights from John Lingelbach, executive director of R2 Solutions, on the organization's charging fee are also provided.
ACCESSION #
87647960

 

Related Articles

  • 'Obsolete' computers find non-profit homes. Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business;7/8/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p6 

    Features the Desert Waste Not Warehouse, recycler of obsolete computers for use by non-profit organizations and low-income families in Tucson, Arizona. Reduction of usable items discarded in landfills; Payment of the overhead costs; Expansion of the organization with the assistance of local...

  • Still cookin' Halal, Ann Marie // Waste News;07/14/97, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p1 

    Reports that many nonprofit recyclers in the United States are continuing to operate despite problems they face. Comments from various nonprofit recyclers; Corporate information on nonprofit groups.

  • Recycling's Pioneers. Leroux, Kivi // Waste Age;May99, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p220 

    Focuses on the involvement of nonprofit organizations in recycling programs in the United States. Credit for the groups for starting the recycling trend; Effectiveness of managing such operations using nonprofits. INSET: The Force of Nonprofits.

  • FREECYCLING.  // Design Week;Jan2010 Hot 50 Supplement, p10 

    The article reports on the launch of the Freecycle Network by the nonprofit organization Freecycle which aims to reduce waste, save resources and ease the burden of landfills in Tucson, Arizona.

  • Cooperative offers an incentive to be environmentally sensitive. Brown, Julie // San Diego Business Journal;07/05/99, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p10 

    Reports on the San Diego, California-based nonprofit organization Solana Recyclers' Recycled Products Purchasing Cooperative program. Promotion of recycled paper.

  • L.A. project funnels supplies to schools.  // American School Board Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p14 

    The article reports on the non-profit group in Los Angeles, California which opened a warehouse for recycling thrown away materials and collects different discarded supplies donated by various companies like Paramount Studios and Walt Disney Enterprises Inc.

  • Computer recycling: What CIOs need to know. DeNisco, Alison // District Administration;Jul2014, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p36 

    The article offers suggestions from Jim Lynch, director of green technology at nonprofit TechSoup Global to chief information officers (CIOs) regarding computers and electronic devices recycling. Topics include need to have a recycling company holding a public electronic-waste event at the...

  • LG Commits to Third-Party Certification for E-Waste Recycling Worldwide. King, Bart // SB Communictions Weekly;7/28/2011, p3 

    The article informs that LG Electronics Inc. (LG) has embraced the third-party certification program of the non profit organization Basel Action Network (BAN) for recycling of its electronic waste worldwide. As stated, LG will prefer electronics recyclers worldwide who certify for BAN's...

  • Computer recycler helps the disabled.  // BioCycle;Nov95, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p21 

    Features the Minneapolis, Minnesota nonprofit organization, DRAGnet as an online computer resource for disabled people. Gordon Gillesby as founder; Expansion of the organization's mission; Computer recycling operation; Number of computer units processed in the first nine months of 1995; Youth...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics