Take-back Management, RLG Americas, resource recovery

Take-back Management

RLG Americas implements and operates total resource management solutions that focus on maximization of resource recovery through whole system reuse, component reuse and base materials recovery.  The integrity of our processes and systems provides brand protection to our customers.

 

RLG Americas take-back management systems includes:

 

Development of Take-back Systems

RLGA creates take-back systems that accomplish the following goals:

  • Satisfies the legislation;
  • Satisfies our customers’ requirements;
  • Minimizes cost;
  • Minimizes carbon footprint; and
  • Is as simple as possible.

 

Collection and logistics

Collection is set up and managed according to regulatory requirements. Collection methods include mail-back programs, collection events, set up of physical collection points and pick-up service.

 

Mail-back program

RLG Americas’ mail-back program was created with logic to meet not only regulatory reporting requirements and regulatory obligations, but also to provide a

flexible voluntary take-back method for products in jurisdictions without regulatory compliance requirements.

 

Reuse, Recycling, and Disposal

Recycling and reuse is performed following all federal, state, and local legal requirements and according to internationally recognized environmental, labor, and ethical standards as well as manufacturer requirements.

 

Proof of recovery

Records from subcontractors (collection points, transporters, and recyclers) will be collected and archived and made available as required.

 

Web-based order processing

RLG Americas provides a Web-based application for order processing, accessible by all parties involved in the program, including manufacturers and subcontractors. Access privileges will be put in place to manage information security.

The application is used for order management, documentation of material flow, record keeping, and reporting to manufacturer and authorities.

 

Auditing and quality management

Auditing and quality management are fulfilled according to required regulations or our customers’ requirements.

 

Continuous improvement

Based on performed audits and general process optimization, RLG Americas runs a continuous improvement process to ensure efficient, environmentally friendly, and economically successful operations.