As a world leader in the mobile device refurbishment industry, SF Cellular demonstrates its commitment to a cleaner, healthier environment by efficiently reusing and recycling the waste associated with surplus mobile device disposal. In the United States alone, it is estimated that over 130 million cell phones will be replaced this year, accounting for 65,000 tons of solid waste.* Because SF Cellular is committed to the protection our employees, our environment, our communities, and our stakeholders, we work diligently to keep these discarded cell phones, tablets, and other surplus mobile devices and their accessories out of landfills.
SF Cellular is ISO-certified and has earned an ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Seal for ISO compliance. ISO is the International Standards Organization, and the US representative to the ISO community is ANSI, the American National Standards Institute. SF Cellular’s ISO certification means that we are committed to cooperative resource management and international corporate compliance.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s “Responsible Recycling” (or R2) certification, “…promote(s) and assess(es) responsible practices for electronics recyclers…” requiring a management system “…that is accountable for practices affecting worker health and safety, security, the environment, and the downstream management, both domestically and internationally, of end-of-life electronic material and equipment.” ** The governing body for R2 is Sustainable Electronics Recycling International, or SERI, which grants R2 certification. SF Cellular is extremely proud of our R2 certification, and undertakes all necessary measures to help protect the planet during e-waste recycling and mobile device disposal.
*Per the EPAs National Service Center for Environmental Publications 2002 OSWER Innovations Pilot report. **Excerpted from the EPA’s R2 Certification website.