Apto's Accountability Advantage

We are committed to ethical business practices and compliance with the industry’s most stringent, reputable security standards.  All of our facilities are e-Stewards certified, recognized as the highest standard for IT Asset Disposition.

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    Benefits of e-Stewards certification:

  • Rigorous requirements for data destruction and chain of custody
  • Legal compliance with all laws, including the Basel Convention
  • No sweatshop, child, and prison labor allowed in the supply chain
  • Visibility of hazardous waste through the downstream supply chain
  • Incorporates multiple global standards like NAID AAA
  • Major corporations and environmental groups endorse 
  • Considers impacts of the entire life cycle of products 

e-Stewards since 2015

e-Stewards the highest e-waste recycling certification in the world with less than 6% of ITAD companies obtaining it. 

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    R2 guarantees that Apto Solutions:

  • Follows safe, sustainable and responsible recycling practices
  • Meets the highest possible standards in data sanitization and facilities security

R2 e-waste Recycling Certification

The R2 certificate distinguishes Apto Solutions as a worthy and reliable ITAD partner. We maintain dual certifications at Apto's Atlanta HQ with R2 and e-Stewards to allow for maximum flexibility with contractual requirements.

 

 

Learn the differences between e-Stewards and R2 Certifications

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NAID AAA

The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) first formed as a non-profit in 1994. Aiming to promote the information destruction industry and the safe and secure destruction of information, NAID established a strong code of ethics that requires all member companies to deal fairly and honestly with their customers. 

  • The highest data destruction standard for ITAD companies
  • Provides full verification to all data protection law and regulations
  • Surprise audits by accredited security professionals help keep us accountable
  • NAID AAA requires full background checks and screening for all team members
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ISO 9001 since 2011

The ISO 9001 is the backbone of our certifications – a quality management system that ensures customer expectations are met.

Four principles and benefits:

  1. Strong Customer Focus
  2. Management Involvement
  3. Process Driven
  4. Continual Improvement
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ISO 14001 since 2011

ISO 14001 is a management system that provides a systematic approach for measuring and improving our environmental impact. The ISO 14001 standard certifies that Apto Solutions implements a process of continual improvement, which includes policy, planning, implementation, operation, regular checkups, and reviews by management, thus protecting people, partners, customers, and our planet.

Four principles and benefits:

  1. Environmental impact is measured and improved
  2. Auto’s clients image and credibility are protected
  3. Ensures that legal requirements are met
  4. Enables quicker improvement of processes
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ISO 45001 (previously OHSAS 18001)

ISO 45001 is a management system ensuring employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating better, safer working conditions.

Four principals and benefits:

  1. Improves morale, safety and performance
  2. Builds trust with community and partners
  3. Creates consistency and efficiency
  4. Preventative risk and hazard assessment