In November 2006, ReCellular was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of nation’s leading green companies.“The Green 50″celebrates cutting-edge entrepreneurial green companies that are showing what it means to run a successful business model and attack the most vital problems of our time. Global cell phone recycler ReCellular was noted for the company’s tireless commitment to environmental integrity and for its innovative business strategy.
In 2006, ReCellular once again received the “Green Power Leadership Club” award from the EPA to recognize the significant green power purchase that ReCellular commits to on an annual basis.
In 2005, ReCellular was honored with the “Environmental Excellence” award from Washtenaw County. This award recognizes businesses that provide leadership in environmental protection and practice environmentally sound behavior in the areas of waste reduction, recycling, and pollution prevention.
In 2004, ReCellular was certified as a Waste Knot Partner. The Waste Knot Partner program provides community-wide recognition to organizations that demonstrate leadership in waste reduction and recycling.
In 2004, ReCellular received the “Green Power Leadership Club” award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This award honors Partners in EPA’s Green Power Partnership program that have made an exemplary green power purchase. Club members must make a green power purchase which exceeds minimum Green Power Leadership Club purchase requirements.
In 2004, ReCellular was awarded the “Outstanding Market Development” award from the National Recycling Coalition. This award recognizes businesses that contribute to the development of markets for materials related to recycling.
On August 29, 2003, ReCellular Inc. was chosen to receive the Washtenaw County 2003 Environmental Excellence Award in Waste Reduction and Recycling for its ongoing corporate recycling and waste reduction efforts. The award was presented to the cell phone recycler at the 5th annual Environmental Excellence Awards Ceremony in Ann Arbor, Michigan on September 17, 2003.
On May 21, 2003, the Michigan Recycling Coalition at the MRC Annual Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan named ReCellular Inc. as the 2003 Recycler of the Year. Recipients of this award are chosen based on the organization’s continued dedication to recycling and a cleaner global environment. The Michigan Recycling Coalition is the state chapter of the National Recycling Coalition.
In May of 2003, ReCellular Inc. received a “Waste Knot” award from Washtenaw County, Michigan, listing ReCellular as a Washtenaw County Waste Reduction Partner. The award was in recognition of ReCellular’s “Dedication to Waste Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, and Buying Recycled Products”.
ReCellular, one of the world?s leading cell phone recyclers, has been certified as a 2003 Waste Knott Partner. They have reduced their waste stream, and increased their recycling and reuse efforts. This award comes from the Washtenaw County Department of Planning and Environment.
The Michigan Business Pollution Prevention Partnership (MBP3) is an organization created to help green companies communicate about their efforts, share success stories while continually improving their own environmental initiatives. MBP3 also works to improve “cost-effective techniques to reduce waste and prevent the release of hazardous substances.” ReCellular became a recognized member of this partnership in late 2002.
In December of 2002 ReCellular joined the Michigan Recycling Coalition along with the National Recycling Coalition. These organizations are a core part of ReCellular’s recycling initiatives. By joining this organization ReCellular gained access to publications, projects and informational sessions to keep them focused on their own environmental issues while giving them a connection to many other great recyclers in Michigan and countrywide.
ReCellular was recognized in the E-Waste News as one of the 80 best electronic / cell phone recyclers in the nation in 2002, and one of the Top 100 recyclers in the country based on recycling revenues.