Author Elizabeth Wilmot

Data Killers gets R2 Certification

Data Killers gets R2 Certification

Data Killers gets R2 Certification.  In March 2012, the GSA announced that only certified e-waste recyclers (R2 or eStewards) may handle end-of-life electronics from federal agencies including electronics which were bought with federal funds by government contractors.  Turtle Wings / Data Killers has been ISO 14001 certified for years using an Environmental Health and Safety Management System based on the R2 guidelines.  However, in October of 2012, however Turtle Wings / Data Killers passed their final audit to become R2 certified.  As a GSA contractor and as a trusted supplier to the federal government, the management team felt it was important to comply as quickly as possible.  Data Killers provides on-site data destruction services nationwide.  Data Killers gets R2 Certification to comply with GSA requirements and because we feel its important to be certified.

We hold two GSA Schedule contracts, numbers GS-25F-0019T and GS-10F-0134V. We are also certified by Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) to store and transport military critical technical data – #51382. We are active members of NAID and have numerous references from a variety of companies and agencies. We received a 94% summary performance rating from Open Ratings – the company that does the investigative work for companies on the GSA schedule. Our degaussers are NSA certified and we have state-of-the-art hard drive shredders.  Data Killers gets R2 Certification to comply with GSA requirements and because we feel its important to be certified.