Quality is no accident. We do a lot to achieve and keep the highest quality standards. The seal of approval for Certified Waste Management Operations and the introduction of the ISO quality management systems document our capacity and reflect the promise to our customers: we return resources to the material cycle in order to conserve natural resources. Our quality criteria include environmental compatibility, cost consciousness and adherence to schedules.
E.R.N. Environmental policy Guidelines of our environmental policy
The environmental compatibility of our own business dealings ranks first – to this aim we have committed ourselves. By training courses and instructions for our staff, we achieve a permanent improvement process.
E.R.N. Environmental report Environmental report
In our annual Environmental report, which is a part of the AURUBIS environmental report, our objectives and achievements in protecting the environment are documented.
Ökoprofit 2005 (Ecological project for integrated environment technology) Economisation of resource at E.R.N.
At the Peutestrasse location, the usage of energy, water and materials was examined exemplarily and reduced as far as possible. In the scope of the Ökoprofit programme, the 'Hamburg Ökoprofit Enterprise of 2005' was awarded.
Quality certificate ISO 9001 Proven Quality according to ISO 9001
In 2000 the sections for registration, decommissioning, and recycling for old and residual material were certified according to the quality management system DIN EN ISO 9001.
Environmental certificate ISO 14001 Environmental management system according to ISO 14001
Furthermore in 2004 the sections for registration, decommissioning, and recycling for old and residual material were certified according to the environmental management system DIN EN ISO 14001.
EFB certificate Certified waste management operation
E.R.N. is assessed regularly by the Community of Disposers for the German Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal Recycling Industry, in accordance with the §52 KrW-/AbfG. The certification includes the scrap types steel and non-ferrous metal scrap, other scrap and also storage, treatment and utilisation of scrap.
Procedures What we do and how we do it
Here you find a description of the depth and degree of dismantling at E.R.N., and of the flow of materials, the utilisation rate and the non-utilisable proportion of old electrical equipment.
AQSIQ certificate AQSIQ:
Since 2008 our company E.R.N. GmbH has obtained a License of Registration for Overseas Supplier (AQSIQ, Administration of Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine) from the Chinese state. This is the second continuous renewal of the certificate, valid until the 31th of December, 2016.
License number: A276040335