SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EcoLights Northwest, the Pacific Northwest’s leading recycler of lighting and batteries, today announced that the company earned a top environmental management certification, ISO 14001:2015. After being assessed by international standards organization NSF-ISR, EcoLights Northwest was recognized for their environmental management system to improve energy efficiency, reduce waste and costs, monitor environmental risks, and develop sustainability efforts.
“EcoLights is a longtime leader in lighting recycling and we’re honored that our environmental stewardship is recognized by the gold standard in environmental management systems,” said Bobby Farris, CEO, EcoLights and Total Reclaim. “The renewal of this certification recognizes our long-term commitment to responsibly handling regulated waste materials to ensure they are properly recycled.”
The ISO 14001:2015 certification is based on an assessment by the NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR). Founded in 1944, NSF-ISR is the leading global certification for the development of public health standards. NSF-ISR aims to improve global human health by protecting the world’s food, water, consumer products, and environment. By being awarded this certification, EcoLights demonstrates their ongoing commitment to transparency while following the best environmental practices.
Founded in 1996, EcoLights Northwest strives to provide the proper management and recycling of mercury bearing light tubes and batteries. EcoLights is the only licensed “final destination” lamp recycler in Washington and is the largest lamp recycler in the Pacific Northwest. EcoLights also recycles High Intensity Discharge Lamps (HID), Ultra Violet Lamps (UV), and Light Emitting Diodes (LED) lights. The services provided by EcoLights are designed with the intent of helping customers to follow laws regarding the handling of hazardous materials, and to minimize the disposal of hazardous waste while protecting our environment. EcoLights is owned and operated by parent company Total Reclaim.