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What does RIOS stand for?

RIOS stands for Recycling Industry Operating Standard

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3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- eRecyclingCorps(eRC), the world's leading provider of carrier-grade mobile device trade-in solutions, announced today that it has achieved both Responsible Recycling (R2) and Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS) certifications for its Irving, Texas headquarters.
It combines the Recycling Industry Operating Standard ("RIOS") certification developed by the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries ("ISRI") with the Responsible Recycling ("R2") practices facilitated by the Environmental Protection Agency and key stakeholders.
I'll take a look at the various management standards available to scrap recyclers today, which include ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, as well as the industry-specific Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS, an integrated quality/environmental/safety standard) and ANSI/ AIHA Z10-2005 (safety management standard from the American National Standards Institute).