The Basel Action Network, a global toxic trade watchdog organization, announced today that Abington Reldan Metals, LLC, is now a certified e-Stewards Recycler, adhering to the world’s highest standards for socially and environmentally responsible recycling.
“Abington Reldan Metals is thrilled to have achieved this distinction,” said Howard Steinberg, Managing Member of Abington Reldan Metals, LLC. “Our mission is to protect and preserve the environment by reusing, recycling and refining precious metal scrap. We are committed to assuring that our operation makes a positive contribution by upholding the responsible recycling practices established by the e-Stewards Standards for Responsible Recycling & Reuse of Electronics.”
Abington Reldan Metals, LLC has been operating for over 30 years, turning waste into recoverable, quantifiable assets. Abington Reldan Metals pursued e-Stewards certification with the goal of being the most sustainable metal refiner and recycler in the United States. Abington Reldan Metals built a new refinery that opened in 2010 designed to reducing the environmental impacts of facilities and operations. The State-of-the-Art, ISO14001:2004 certified, refinery earned LEED Silver certification as designated by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification sets forth strict standards for energy-efficient and environmentally responsible workplaces.
“Abington Reldan Metal’s e-Stewards Certification not only brings responsible recycling to organizations in this large metropolitan area, but also provides other Certified e-Stewards Recyclers with a qualified processor for handling circuit boards and other precious-metal bearing e-waste,” said Jim Puckett, Executive Director at BAN.