Organisations that outsource via ARGO360 immediately have an IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) plan and thus comply with the strict requirements of the legislation in the field of waste electrical appliances and electronic equipment. We are WEEELABEX, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001: 2015, ISO 27001:2017, PSO 3 | 30+ and VIHB (registered with NIWO) certified.
ISO 27001 is a globally recognized standard in the field of information technology and information security management system for an organisation. It specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, executing, monitoring, assessing, maintaining and continually improving a (documented) Information Security Management System (ISMS) within the context of the organisation. At ARGO360, we leave nothing to chance when it comes to data security. Amongst other security measures we have installed datavaults, security camera’s, GPS trackers and all personnel is screened.
ISO 14001 is the global standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS). Specifying the requirements that an organisation can use to enhance its environmental performance. At ARGO360, reducing our environmental footprint, and that of our clients, is core to how we do business.
ISO 9001 is the international standard for organisations that wish to implement and maintain a quality management system. It also provides a defined set of manufacturing standards and process to comply with for achieving excellence in their customer service, product and delivery capability. At ARGO360, we believe in maintaining rigorous quality processes (documented) that instill confidence at every level.
WEEELABEX (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Label of Excellence) is the legally required quality standard for the treatment and processing of waste electrical and electronic equipment. The standard fulfills the European Directive 2002/96 / EC and has been legally required since 1 July 2015. For us, ARGO360, this certification embodies practices we already adhere to our organization. [WEEELABEX certification is the European equivalent of the R2 certification - Responsible Recycling Standard - in North America, the industry-leading standard for responsible recyclers of electronic equipment.]
PSO 3 | 30+
The Dutch PSO certification is the national standard for inclusive and social entrepreneurship. Step 3 | 30+ is the highest attainable certification demonstrating to be among the 10% best performing companies in the Netherlands employing vulnerable groups and that at least 30% of their own workforce consists of people from the PSO target group, in accordance with Article 2.82 of the revised Public Procurement Act. At ARGO360 we overscore the minimum of 30%. The number is exceeding 50% and we are a growing international operating ITAD community.
All companies in the Netherlands that are engaged in the transport, collection, trade and / or mediation of industrial waste, e-waste or hazardous waste are mandatory on the national VIHB list. Pursuant to the Goods Road Transport Act, the NIWO grants Euro permits.