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The Certification Process

 

The process of obtaining RIOS™ certification may seem daunting at first, but following these 7 easy steps will simplify the entire experience, and get you on your way to gaining all of the benefits of certification.

  1. Signup for RIOS™ Membership
  2. Use the RIOS™ Implementation Guide and RIOS™ Training Programs to implement your RIOS™ Management System
  3. Find a Certification Body and Auditor
  4. Perform and Interal Audit and eliminate any identified non-conformances
  5. Undergo a Stage 1 (Document Review) Audit with your Certification Body and eliminate any identified non-conformances
  6. Undergo a Stage 2 Certification Audit with your Certification Body and eliminate any identified non-conformances
  7. Notify RIOS™ Staff of your successful certification audit, find your facility on the “Find A Certified Recycler Map,” and begin marketing your RIOS™ Certification