GEEP Wins Two Platinum RCO Awards for Achievement in Waste Reduction

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - At the 2013 Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) Annual Gala, GEEP (Global Electric Electronic Processing) was presented with two platinum awards for excellence in waste reduction and diversion in "Program Operator" and "Sustainable Product or Service" categories.

"Program Operator" category evaluates applications from private and public sector waste diversion program operators, recyclers and processors involved in residential or IC&I collection and/or processing.

"Sustainable Product or Service" category evaluates products or services that improve the management of resources, reduce wastes and/or minimize negative environmental impacts during their own life cycle or the life cycle of other goods and services as they are manufactured/produced, consumed or at the end of useful life.

These awards are a reflection of GEEP's commitment to continuous improvement in recycling technology and internal environmental practices.  The RCO has recognized these attributes as an affirmation of the awards criteria. In order to achieve a platinum level score a repeat applicant will need to demonstrate a major improvement in the program with quantifiable outcomes. The award was proudly accepted by David Guest, Vice President Sales and Marketing, who was accompanied by other members of the GEEP team.

GEEP has been an RCO Award winner for eight consecutive years. It has also been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies (seven times) and Deloitte Green 15 Technology Award winner (four times). Coupled with GEEP's pro-active and continuous commitment to exceeding compliance standards (ISO, e-Stewards, R2), GEEP is an industry leader and one of the most technologically advanced, environmentally friendly and compliant companies in the world.

About Recycling Council of Ontario
Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) is a not-for-profit membership-based organization committed to minimizing society's impact on the environment by eliminating waste. RCO's mission is to inform and educate all members of society about the avoidance of waste, efficient use of resources, and the benefits and/or consequences of these activities. For more, visit www.rco.on.ca.

About GEEP
GEEP (Global Electric Electronic Processing) is a global leader in the electronic asset management and end-of-life electronics recycling.  GEEP is committed to enabling safe and secure reuse of electronics through complete and permanent data erasure, recovery of natural resources from obsolete electronics, and safe and responsible recycling of electronics to divert waste from landfill.  GEEP has locations across Canada, in the United States and Latin America. GEEP is part of the Giampaolo Group of Companies. For more www.geepglobal.com.

SOURCE: Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP)

For further information:

Beverly Brisebois
Marketing Services Manager
(705) 725 1919
bbrisebois@geepglobal.com

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