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CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS

3R Technology is the most certified and trusted ITAD provider and electronics recycler in the Pacific Northwest.  Using a properly certified electronics recycler helps ensure that your e-waste material is managed in a responsible and environmentally safe manner.

R2: 2013

R2 is the premier global environmental, worker health and safety standard for the electronics refurbishing and recycling industry. Over 900 facilities currently are R2-certified in 17 countries.

3R Technology has been R2-certified since 2013 and is subject to annual and surprise audits, so that you can be assured that your e-waste is managed in the most responsible, environmental friendly, safest, and sustainable manner.

ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001:2015 specifies environmental management system requirements to enable an organization to develop and implement policy and objectives. These take into account legal and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, and information about significant environmental aspects. It applies to those environmental aspects that the organization identifies as those which it can control, and those which it can influence.

ISO 45001:2018

ISO 45001 is an ISO standard for management systems of occupational health and safety (OH&S), published in March 2018. The goal of ISO 45001 is the reduction of occupational injuries and diseases.

The standard is based on OHSAS 18001, conventions and guidelines of the International Labour Organization including ILO OSH 2001, and national standards.

NAID AAA

3R Technology is NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) AAA-Certified for secure hard drive and media destruction services. This is yet another assurance of how seriously we take our commitment to the guardianship of our clients’ sensitive information.

The NAID AAA Certification Program is a voluntary program for NAID member companies providing information destruction services. Through the program, NAID members are audited for mobile and/or plant-based operations in paper or printed media, micromedia, computer hard drive destruction, and/or computer hard drive sanitization.

WSRA Member

3R Technology has been an active member of the WSRA since 2008. The Washington State Recycling Association is a nonprofit membership organization that has been dedicated to supporting waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting in Washington since 1976. Members come from all sectors of the industry — collection, processing, manufacturing, vendors, consulting, education and outreach, government, and nonprofits.

Microsoft Registered Refurbisher

As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher since 2013, 3R Technology provides customers with professionally refurbished systems with legitimate Microsoft software licenses. A refurbished PC supplied by a Registered Refurbisher provides the benefits of genuine Microsoft software and helps to protect data security and reduce the environmental impact of e-waste.

Take it Back Network

3R Technology has been a member of the Take It Back Network since its inception in 2003. The Take it Back Network is a partnership among government agencies, retailers, repair shops, charitable organizations and recyclers that provides consumers with options for recycling certain wastes – and their hazardous components – in a safe and cost effective manner. Network members are committed to providing environmentally sound recycling services. They agree to recycle the materials domestically or in developed nations.

Small Business of the Year

King County rightfully prides itself on its progressive values and focus on green and sustainable efforts to improve our local and global ecosystem.

We were very excited when 3R Technology was recognized for this top award for its outstanding contributions to the environment, social causes, and local business community. We faced challenging compeition from many other worthy businesses represented from the local sustainability economy. There were almost 300 applicants for the award which was presented in 7 categories, Small Business of the Year, Minority Small Business of the Year, Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, Exporting Small Business of the Year, Green/Sustainable Small Business of the Year, Workforce Small Business of the Year, and Rural Small Business of the Year.

e-Cycle Washington Collector

3R Technology has been an actively registered collector in good standing with the e-Cycle Washington program since its inception in 2009. Through our commitment, we have diverted millions of pounds of computers, laptops, TVs, and monitors from the landfill generated by household consumers, non-profits, and small businesses in the Seattle area. Electronics recycling for approved entities is completely free of charge, and the costs are mitigated by the CEP (Covered Electronic Product) manufacturers that sell new product into the state of Washington.