Blog

Articles about quality, environmental and safety compliance issues.

Electronic recyclers are experiencing demands that are difficult to meet in today’s ever-changing regulatory environment. To help, Nimonik invited Ronald Lepore, a former RQO auditor, to discuss: 1- Common non-conformances during government and certification audits 2- Operational bottlenecks and best practices; with case studies 3- How to adapt to the changing trends About Ronald Lepore Ronald […]


By: Sharon Tansky EHS Coordinator, 100% Environnemental   Certifications….. necessary for most industries, optional for some but mandatory for Electronics Recycling!   About My Company, 100% Environmental A pioneer in the industry, 100% Environmental, located in Montreal, Quebec, started electronics recycling in the late “00’s” with minimal resources and a passion to ensure the safe […]


by Ronald Lepore A former RQO auditor, Ronald has been instrumental in the development of multi-site Canadian electronics recycling operations, including shredding and manual teardown. He has years of experience implementing R2/RIOS, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. If you are an electronics recycler and you come across a genie, there is a […]


Air Pollution EPT determined by NOx Waster water EPT determined by COD  


by Ronald Lepore  A former RQO auditor, Ronald has been instrumental in the development of multi-site Canadian electronics recycling operations, including shredding and manual teardown. He has years of experience implementing R2/RIOS, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 Standards.   Free Educational Webinar Electronic Recycling Best Practices Register here Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Expert: […]


If you would like to subscribe to changes in specific regulations or standards please contact us at info@nimonik.com or call us at 1-888-608-7511 Follow us on LinkedIn to receive weekly global EHS & Quality updates.   United States 1. Confidentiality claims to be restricted for hazardous waste import/export documents The Environmental Protection Agency is modifying the […]


The past five years have seen a flurry of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the environmental, health and safety (EHS) and risk management space. However, the consolidation of this industry is still incomplete. We still see thousands of software providers who offer software and data services to EHS professionals and new players emerge every week! […]


With nearly 70 countries involved in its development, ISO 45001 will replace OHSAS 18001, the existing management system standard for Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S). Still in its approval stage, the ISO 45001 should come to force by March 2018. The standard would be relevant to all organizations whether large or small with low or […]