Certifications and Affiliations

e-Stewards

In 2012 we earned our e-Stewards certification. This standard allows us to hold ourselves, and our fellow partners, at the highest esteem. This certification shows that our company excels in preventing the toxic materials in electronics from continuing to cause long-term harm to human health and the environment, particularly in countries with developing economies.

R2 (Responsible Recycling)

In 2010 we earned our R2 certification by Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. R2 recyclers adhere to stringent environmental, health, safety and security requirements. We ensure that toxic material streams are managed safely, responsibly, and legally by downstream vendors – all the way to final disposal.

ISO 14001

In 2011 we earned our ISO 14001 certification. The international organization for standardization (ISO) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards. The ISO 14001 certification requires the creation of an environmental management system (EMS). We strive to continually improve in order to decrease our impact on the environment.

ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.)

ISRI is the private non-profit trade association that is the “Voice of the Recycling Industry.” As a member of ISRI, we attend conferences in order to better our industry and fellow brokers, processors, de-manufacturers, remanufacturers, and other consumers of scrap commodities.

Coalition for American Electronics Recycling

Vintage Tech Recyclers has earned its membership with the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling. This organization formed to support responsible electronics recycling with the mission of creating jobs, protecting America’s security interests, and to enhance environmental sustainability. As a part of this coalition, Vintage Tech makes sure that all electronics recycling is performed securely and sustainably.

IRA (Illinois Recycling Association)

IRA is a private not-for-profit organization that encourages the responsible use of resources by promoting waste reduction, reuse, and recycling in the state. We support IRA’s efforts to increase recycling throughout Illinois.

BBB (Better Business Bureau)

Vintage Tech is a Better Business Bureau accredited company and received the BBB Torch Award for business ethics in the marketplace for 2012. Currently, Vintage Tech is working with the Better Business Bureau on data-security based events and educating the public on the importance protecting against identity theft.

MRC-Michigan Recycling Coalition

Vintage Tech is a proud member of the Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC). This organization represents a statewide mission to recycle, compost, and reduce waste.  The MRC acts as a leader of communication and involvement when it comes to all major waste and recycling issues.

MPCA-Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Vintage Tech Recyclers is a registered recycler for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The goal of this agency is to protect, conserve, and improve the environment while enhancing the overall quality of life. By providing means to recycle electronics in Minnesota, Vintage Tech proudly supports pollution prevention for the betterment of Minnesota’s statewide community.

MORA- Missouri Recycling Association

As members of the Missouri Recycling Association (MORA), Vintage Tech is dedicated to the association’s goal of leading Missouri toward environmental sustainability. Vintage Tech has been a major supporter by providing electronics recycling services to the state of Missouri, including a major recycling plant.

IDEM-Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Vintage Tech is a proud supporter of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). Indiana’s environmental protection practices and policies have been rapidly evolving, and Vintage Tech is dedicated to the organization’s continued growth by offering electronics recycling services.

ILCSWMA-Illinois Counties Solid Waste Management Association

The Illinois Counties Solid Waste Management Association (ILCSWMA) is dedicated to connecting waste professionals in Illinois at all related levels. Through its membership with this association, Vintage Tech is able to stay up to date with the latest programs, activities, and developments in the waste and recycling industry in Illinois.

AROW – Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin

The Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin (AROW) is a statewide leader on waste reduction and recycling. As supporters of this association, Vintage Tech is able to keep up with AROW’s goals, which include education, advocacy, collaboration, programs and services relating to waste and recycling. 

GSA- General Services Administration

Naperville Chamber Of Commerce

The Naperville Chamber of Commerce is concerned with achieving the highest vitality possible for the community. By working with Vintage Tech to provide a means for responsible electronics recycling, the Chamber is able to work towards that goal, in addition to providing a more environmentally responsible business community.

Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce

Vintage Tech Recyclers is proud to contribute to the Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce’s efforts towards connectivity, visibility, growth, and community building. Vintage Tech’s involvement helps support the growth and development of local businesses, in addition to providing eco-friendly solutions for outdated electronics.

Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

As a member of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Vintage Tech is able to contribute to the area’s thriving economy and other businesses. By providing electronics recycling options for the community, Vintage Tech Recyclers are also able to aid the growth and development of the entire city.