Originally published in January 2017 –
RDC, a subsidiary of Arrow Electronics, Inc., and part of Arrow`s global value recovery business, was recently awarded a five-star rating by Investors in Zero Waste for its efforts in reducing the amount of waste it sends to landfills. RDC improved its processes to ensure that zero IT and packaging waste went to landfills, saving landfill fees and improving environmental credibility.
Established in 2010, and now with over 500 members, Investors in Zero Waste is an ongoing recognition in the UK that rewards the innovation and commitment of businesses, public authorities and third-sector organisations who are striving to eliminate waste.
The awards ceremony on 8th December, hosted by BBC’s political correspondent Ben Wright, saw more than 40 businesses recognised for their progress towards Zero Waste to Landfill.
“We are delighted that our team has been recognised for achieving zero waste to landfill in our reuse and recycling of used computers”, says Gary Griffiths, Global Compliance Manager, Arrow Electronics. “As one of the leading IT asset disposition companies in the world, we at Arrow are proud to have demonstrated computer reuse can be carried out in a secure and environmentally responsible way, proving green business can be good business.”
Arrow’s value recovery business is a worldwide provider of IT asset disposition (ITAD) and aftermarket solutions, designed to deliver data security, efficiency and value. With specialised expertise in reverse logistics, IT asset management and asset recovery, Arrow enables organisations to uncover hidden value and increase sustainability at the end of the IT product life cycle. Arrow’s value recovery business operates throughout EMEA and has wholly owned facilities in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK.
About Arrow Electronics
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