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What does the e-Stewards Certification Program cover?

A: The e-Stewards Certification Program covers a wide range of requirements for organizations
involved in electronics recycling, refurbishment, and related activities. Key areas addressed by
the standard include:

  1. Environmental, health, and safety management systems
  2. Legal and regulatory compliance
  3. Responsible reuse and recycling practices
  4. Data security and sanitization
  5. Ethical labor practices and social accountability
  6. Operational controls and performance verification
  7. Downstream accountability and material tracking
  8. Exporting and importing requirements
    The full scope of the certification encompasses all electronic equipment and materials handled
    by the organization, as well as all facilities and personnel under its control. This ensures a
    comprehensive approach to responsible electronics stewardship.