Our Certification

Chicago Surplus Computers has achieved certifications from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). In addition, CSC is certified by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI) organization. The CSC Certifications are very important.Chicago Surplus Computers has achieved the ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems certification. This standard specifies requirements for a company’s quality management system (QMS). By implementing and following the highest standards, CSC operates in a more efficient and effective manner. This helps CSC maintain and increase customer satisfaction by reducing waste. It also helps CSC increase and then maintain productivity throughout the organization.


Responsible Recycling

R2 stands for Responsible Recycling and is a standard specifically created for the electronics recycling industry by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI). SERI is the housing body and ANSI-accredited Standards Development Organization for the R2 Standard: Responsible Recycling Practices for Use in Accredited Certifications Programs. Stakeholders who contributed to the creation of these standards include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (the EPA was responsible for a study of the implementation of the R2 standards); regulators from state agencies; electronics recyclers, refurbishers, and their trade associations; OEMs/customers of electronics recycling services; and non-governmental organizations.


ISO:9001 - Quality Management Systems

defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.


ISO:14001 - Environmental

ISO 14001 is a set of standards put forward by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Its purpose is to clarify the best practices for organizations that wish to reduce their environmental footprint by adopting an effective environmental management system (EMS).


ISO:45001 - Health & Safety

ISO 45001:2018 specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, and gives guidance for its use, to enable organizations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance.