CDR Global Reuse & Recycling Certifications

r2 certified recycling companyCertified commitment to the industry’s highest standards

CDR Global has earned and maintains numerous industry certifications and is proud to be a R2 certified reuse and recycling company. CDR’s focus is to refurbish and resell for reuse all repairable electronic equipment, these efforts in turn, produce another R, ROI. These certifications demonstrate our steadfast commitment to environmental responsibility. They also guide our management and operational practices while assuring high standards of performance and integrity.

Member of National Association for Information Destruction Inc. (NAID) – Being a member of NAID means we are dedicated to the advancement of the information destruction industry, promoting education and the highest ethical standards.

R2 2013 Standard – CDR Global is excited to be one of the first electronics recyclers to upgrade to the R2:2013 Standard and has attained Certification in this voluntary standard that far exceeds regulatory and legal compliance requirements. Co-sponsored and endorsed by the EPA, it is also the most comprehensive standard for electronics recycling; covering environmental, health and safety and data security practices.


R2-Certified Recycling Companies Protect Your Business

How R2 Recyclers Protect Your Business CDR Global – (Downloadable PDF)

  • Protection from Unintended Consequences
  • Limiting your environmental liability
  • Providing data security
  • Providing brand and logo protection

R2 Certificate The R2 standard goes beyond setting high standards for environmental security. It specifically addresses all aspects of end-of-life IT asset disposition management – health, safety and security. As an R2 certified recycling company of IT equipment and related hardware, CDR Global strictly adheres to its standards for eWaste disposal and practices, including:

  • Data destruction
  • Record keeping
  • Transport
  • Asset security
  • Re-marketing and reuse
  • Financial responsibility
  • Downstream auditing

+ Reducing Your Risk – R2 Handout


ISO 14001

The primary requirements of ISO 14001:2015 focus on the following areas:

  • Policy (including a commitment to prevent pollution)
  • Environmental aspects and impacts, and environmental planning
  • Management review
  • Evaluation of compliance obligations
  • Implementation and operation
  • Training and competence of staff and contractors
  • Emergency preparedness, and response to pollution or other unplanned environmental events
  • Performance assessment
  • Continuous improvement
  • Emphasis on leadership commitment and involvement with strategic environmental management
  • Lifecycle thinking and the environmental impact associated with product use and end-of-life (EOL) management


OHSAS 18001


  • Establishes an OH&S management system to eliminate or minimize risk to employees and other interested parties who may be exposed to OH&S risks associated with its activities
  •  Implements, maintains and continually improves an OH&S management system
  •  Assure itself of its conformance with its stated OH&S policy
  • Demonstrates such conformance to others
  • Seeks certification/ registration of its OH&S management system by an external organization
  • Makes a self-determination and declaration of conformance with  this OHSAS specification.


2013 Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) PDF


Defining a clear set of environmental, health and safety (EHS) expectations promotes a consistent, efficient approach across CDR Global. The EHSMS standards that apply to us are Management Standards and Hazard Standards:


  • Management Standards define the requirements for systematically managing environmental, health, safety and process safety risk.
  • Hazard Standards detail the controls required to manage the risks of specific hazards to acceptable levels.