PV CYCLE certified with ISO 9001 and 14001

Quality and environmental standards key to PV CYCLE’s industry solutions across Europe

Brussels, December 2nd, 2015 – Today PV CYCLE, the PV industry’s compliance and waste management scheme, announced that its internal quality and environment management systems have been awarded ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications.

The accreditations are the company’s most recent achievements in PV waste management and certify meeting both regulatory requirements as well as customers’ needs.

“Being officially recognized as operating at the highest standards of quality and sustainability testaments to our commitment to providing customers and their customers with the best-in-class compliance and waste management services in the industry”, welcomed Jan Clyncke, Managing Director of the PV CYCLE Association the accreditations.

The Association’s Italian, French, Spanish and German subsidiaries have been audited against the ISO standards as well as the Headquarters’ branches in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

“Standardized policies and procedures are crucial to serving a highly diversified WEEE and waste management market and ensuring that customers across Europe receive the same level of quality services”, commented Olmina Della Monica, Head of  Operations & Treatment.

PV CYCLE commits to continuously improving its environmental performance in all aspects of operations, emphasizing on conservation of resources through reduction, recycling and the use of renewable resources, and has the aim of developing long-term benefits for its employees, customers and other stakeholders of the organization.

Note to the editor

PV CYCLE is a collective compliance and waste management scheme for WEEE and Battery products, with a special focus on solar energy system equipment. Founded in 2007 by and for the PV industry, PV CYCLE set the benchmark for PV waste treatment and is today’s clear leader in the sector. The organization offers its services throughout the world, including Europe’s biggest PV markets Germany, Italy, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. www.pvcycle.org

ISO 9001 sets out the requirements for benchmark quality management systems and is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. Using ISO 9001 helps ensure that customers get consistent, good quality products and services. www.iso.org/iso/iso_9000

ISO 14001 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance. www.iso.org/iso/iso14000

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