Scope of Services Of The Environmental Management System

Secure Recycling has developed and implemented a policy and objectives which take into account legal and other requirements to which Secure Recycling subscribes, and information about significant environmental, health and safety, data security, and social accountability aspects. This scope covers environmental processes implemented and maintained at Secure Recycling, located at 1505 Pavilion Place, Suite C, Norcross, Georgia 30093.  It applies to those environmental and stewardship aspects that Secure Recycling identifies as those which it can control and those which it can influence.”

Electronics Recycling Services

The Scope of services provided by Secure Recycling includes secure IT Asset Disposition and Management and data security by ensuring safe and effective sanitation, purging, or destroying of data on hard drives and other data storage devices per (the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Guidelines for Media  Sanitization  –  Special  Publication  800-88 12 as well as the recovery, refurbishing, processing, reusing, recycling, de-manufacturing, and remarketing of computers, laptops, servers, networking equipment and various end of life electronics from generators across the United States. These products may also include Focus Materials, “FM’s” under this scope. These products are referred to as “Additional Products” under this scope

The following products are referred to as Focus Materials (FM’s), under this scope.

CRTs: A vacuum tube or picture tube used to convert an electronic signal into a visual image, such as a television or computer monitor.

Printed Circuit Boards: Whole or shredded circuit boards, except for whole or shredded circuit boards that do not contain lead solder, and have undergone safe and effective processing, or manual dismantling, to remove mercury and batteries.

Batteries: A device containing an electric cell or a series of electric cells storing energy that can be converted into electrical power (usually in the form of direct current). Types may include Lead Acid, NICAD (Nickel Cadmium), NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride), Obsolete, and Lithium Ion.

Toner Cartridges: A cartridge that contains ink or dry toner typically found in laser and ink jet printers (not considered a Focus Material but to be treated as such).

PCBs: Short for polychlorinated biphenyl. Any of a family of very stable industrial compounds used as lubricants, heat-transfer fluids, and plasticizers.

Mercury: Also called quicksilver hydrargyrum, a heavy silvery-white toxic liquid metallic element occurring principally in cinnabar: used in thermometers, barometers, mercury-vapor lamps, and dental amalgams.

The scope shall include the processing services directly to generators for Focus Materials (FM’s) and “Additional Products, with differential rates for varying amounts and types of products. Processing includes both the highest value reuse and possible reselling of usable equipment, as well as the dismantling of the products for parts and raw materials. In addition to the quoted rates below for the processing of electronic products, separate charges are quoted for transportation of electronics by the vendors to their facilities. Generators must calculate both processing and transportation charges to determine the actual full price that will be charged for the handling of their electronics. Generators may also at their own expense deliver their electronics directly to our facility as identified below. In all cases, generators must follow the vendors’ specifications in packaging material for transport.

The vendors also provide other services for fee, including conducting “turnkey” public recycling collection events, providing onsite storage trailers, providing training, and providing transport packaging materials.  Furthermore, Diversified provides revenue sharing options for various products that have reusable or re-sellable value. Generators are encouraged to review those parts of the scope/agreement and discuss with the sales representative to determine how they may apply to their particular situation.

Each generator is encouraged to carefully evaluate its specific needs, its proximity to Diversified’ s facility, the nature of its surplus inventory, and any other factor that will affect the overall price of service it may request or receive. Diversified is available to discuss the specifics of any generator’s situation, if more information is needed.  Diversified provides data destruction services available at the generators request.  This function is highly recommended to protect generators against the unauthorized use or sharing of data left on electronic devices.  These services can be negotiated between the generator and the sales representative.