Environmental, Health & Safety Policy
IRT is committed to providing the highest quality recycling of non-ferrous and precious metals in a manner protective of the environment and worker health and safety.
IRT is committed to the prevention of pollution and the prevention of injury and ill health.
IRT is committed to managing used and end of life electronic equipment based on a reuse, recover, recycle hierarchy including onsite and downstream materials management throughout the recycling chain.
IRT is committed to managing Focus Materials outlined in the Responsible Recycling (“R2”) Standard with due diligence to protect our environment.
IRT is committed to continuous improvement in EH&S management and performance achieved through monitoring and rigorous evaluation.
IRT is committed to providing a framework for setting and reviewing EH&S objectives.
IRT is committed to complying with all legal and other requirements.
IRT is committed to communicating and reinforcing this policy to our employees and all persons working under our control, as well as, to our customers, our suppliers and to the public. .
Licenses & Permits:
- License or Permit: Storm Water Permit
- License or Permit #: MNR053CMD
- Issuing Agency: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
- Permit Issuance Date: 04/05/2015
- Permit Expiration Date: 04/05/2020
CERTIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Responsible Recycling (R2):2013
IRT is committed to managing focus materials outlined in the Responsible Recycling (“R2”) Standards with due diligence to protect our environment. Our R2 Certification means you can be sure that your IT equipment is managed according to the highest industry standards, and ensuring data security and proper e-waste disposal.
ISO 14001:2004 Certification
ISO develops international standards, including management systems standards set to practice more efficient resource use and improve risk management. IRT is ISO 14001:2004 certified.
OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
ISRI provides education, advocacy, and compliance training while promoting public awareness of the role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.
International Precious Metals Institute
IPMI is an international association of producers, refiners, fabricators, scientists, users, financial institutions, merchants, private and public sector groups, and the general precious metals community formed to provide a forum for the exchange of information and technology.
Automotive Recyclers Association
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is an international trade association that represents an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of automotive parts, and the safe disposal of inoperable motor vehicles.