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Cascade is always continuing to improve business standards by receiving certifications that apply directly to the importance of the industry.
NAID AAA Electronic Media Certification
Cascade's NAID AAA Certification is for: Onsite & Plant-based Computer Hard Drive Sanitization Operation, including Onsite & Plant-based Physical Hard Drive destruction, Electronic Media & Non-Paper Media destruction for both Cascade's Indianapolis, IN and Madison, WI facilities. See details here.
E-Stewards Certified Recycler
Cascade is among the first companies to receive the title Certified e-Stewards Recycler. This comprehensive audit process samples all of Cascade's operations, processes and people to ensure compliance with this demanding standard that works to prevent the export of hazardous e-waste overseas, protect worker health and safety, and ensure customer data is protected. Copies of our current certificates and more details on the program are available on Cascade's web site or at www.e-stewards.org.
ISO 9001:2008 Certified
Cascade Asset Management became ISO 9001:2008 Certified for all operations and activities at its electronic equipment asset management and demanufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and Indiana beginning in 2012. Our current certification is valid through 2018. This internationally recognized independently audited certification standard evaluates a company’s quality management system and its commitment to continual improvement in customer service.
ISO 14001 Certified
Cascade Asset Management became ISO 14001:2004 Certified for all operations and activities at its electronic equipment asset management and demanufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and Indiana beginning in 2006. This internationally recognized independently audited certification standard evaluates a company’s environmental management system and its commitment to continual improvement in environmental performance. See copies of our current e-Steward Certifications for Madison and Indianapolis.
IAER Certified Electronics Recycler
Cascade Asset Management was recognized as the first computer and electronic equipment recycler to be certified under the 2006 international standard for Electronics Recycler Certification developed by the International Association of Electronics Recyclers (IAER). As of 2009, this organization and the standard has become defunct (it was assumed by the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).
Microsoft Registered Refurbisher
Cascade became the first private, for-profit computer refurbisher accepted into the MAR program, which provides low-cost, legal licenses of Microsoft Operating Systems and applications loaded by Cascade onto refurbished PCs destined for non-profits, schools and low-income individuals. Cascade installs hundreds of licenses onto computers donated into the community each year.