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Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety Policy

eTak Worldwide is committed to following the R2V3, requirements and to maintain conformance to the requirements of our EH&S management system and scope.  We are equally committed to meet or exceed our customer requirements, to continually improve our processes, and to maintain compliance with relevant environmental, Occupational Health and Safety and data security legislation and regulations. The goal of eTak Worldwide's operation is to have a positive impact on the environment through responsible recycling requirements that include the conservation of metals, plastic, and other non-renewable resources. Consistent with these core operations, it is eTak Worldwide’s overall goal to accomplish its business objectives while meeting and exceeding the environmental and health & safety expectations of our management, employees, customers, suppliers, and regulators.


We will continually improve our systems while striving to minimize adverse impacts on the environment by managing and tracking through the recycling chain used and end-of-life electronic equipment, components, and materials, including focus materials as identified in the R2v3 Standard –with respect to both on-site activities and the selection of downstream vendors - using a "reuse, recover, dispose hierarchy" of responsible management strategies. 


To achieve the above-stated objectives, eTak Worldwide is committed to:

  • Ensuring that these policies are appropriate to our operations, and its potential environmental impacts and health and safety risks of eTak Worldwide’s activities, products, and services;

  • Commitment to fulfill and comply with all relevant QEH&S legal requirements, compliance obligations, customer and product requirements, industry guidelines and any other QEH&S commitments made by eTak Worldwide;

  • Striving for continual improvement to enhance QEH&S performance;

  • Provide safe and healthy working conditions for the prevention of work-related injury and ill-health;

  • Eliminate hazards and reduce risks

  • Providing the framework for setting & reviewing QEH&S goals, which are established and are compatible with the strategic direction and the context of eTak Worldwide;

  • Increasing customer satisfaction;

  • Protecting the environment and preventing pollution;

  • Consultation and participation of workers, and workers’ representatives

  • Ensuring that this system and policies are communicated and understood by all persons working for or on behalf of eTak Worldwide;

  • Making the QEH&SMS policy available to the public and interested parties and;

  • Ensuring that this QEH&S policy is reviewed and amended, as necessary and appropriate.


We recognize that the responsibilities for the protection of the environment and worker health & safety are shared, requiring cooperation between our employees and top management. eTak Worldwide will continually improve its environmental and health & safety performance through responsible recycling requirements. This will include setting goals, taking into consideration our business, financial, operational, and legal and compliance requirements and obligations, as well as the views of interested parties.




The standard Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices for
Accredited Certification Programs for Electronics require certified companies.



The Recycling Industry Operating Standard™ (RIOS&™)the recycling industry’s management system standard for quality, environment and health & safety.

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