Applus+ certifies EWASTE’s integrated management system

22/10/2013

    EWASTE CANARIAS S.L. is operating a waste treatment plant for electrical and electronic equipment.

    Applus+ Certification’s Operations Manager for Southern Spain, Alicia Arroyo, has been to Tenerife to present Ewaste Canarias S.L. with the following certificates: ISO 9001:2008 for quality management, ISO 14001:2004 for environmental management and OHSAS 18001:2007 for occupational health and safety management. The company has also achieved European EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) certification.
     
    Ewaste set up and is now operating an electrical and electronic equipment waste treatment plant that is capable of treating over 100 different types of device, ensuring a greenhouse gas decontamination rate of 99.8%.
     
    The company has successfully positioned itself in an emerging sector, providing an innovative service to enable the total decontamination and recycling of this kind of waste.
     
    Ewaste has been selected to represent Spain at the 2013 European Business Awards (the winners of which will be announced in April). The company is up for a Ruban d´Honneur in the Environmental and Corporate Sustainability category, an award recognising companies that operate transparently and actively promote the professional development of their staff.