Certifications & Memberships

As a leader in protecting the environment, CEAR has been registered to ISO 14001 and certified to the E-Stewards & R2 standards for the electronics recycling industry.” – Doug Testorff, Vice President


The Basel Action Network’s e-waste stewardship project was set up to ensure that exports of hazardous electronic waste to developing countries are eliminated and replaced with responsible, green programs.

ISO 14001

ISO 14001:2004 certification sets out the criteria for an environmental management system, ensuring that environmental impact is being monitored and improved.

“Each recycling operation that becomes R2 certified not only sets themselves apart as an industry leader, but they become part of the movement to raise the overall industry standards for operations and material handling.”


The National Association of Information Destruction promotes and encourages the highest standards of ethics for the information destruction industry, and promotes research regarding improved processes for the information destruction industry.

Cal Recycle
California’s Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) brings together the state’s recycling and waste management programs and continues a tradition of environmental stewardship.

Supplier Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse is a Commission-supervised entity whose primary purpose is to audit and verify the status of woman and minority owned businesses, and to establish and maintain a database of woman, minority, and service disabled veteran owned businesses that is accessible to the CPUC and to participating utilities. The Clearinghouse audit and verification program precludes the need for individual utilities to audit and verify woman and minority owned businesses with whom they do business.