ARCOA has over 20 years experience, active ownership and a corporate philosophy dedicated to the basic values of integrity, quality, customer satisfaction, and social responsibility.
Our management team has the knowledge, capability and structure to handle all types of electronics.
By providing high quality service with high recovery rates in an environmentally safe manner, it allows large and small companies to partner with us as their single source for all of their recycling needs. We are ardent in the pursuit of providing the best services for our customers.
Our attention to detail, flexibility and commitment to customer service are the guiding principles of our company. Many large manufacturers, leasing companies and even small businesses rely on us to efficiently and cost-effectively process and manage their obsolete assets.
We deliver customer benefits and work in a goal-orientated way to offer our employees a safe and stimulating work environment. Our corporate culture is characterized by willingness to change and by learning.
Sensitivity towards and responsible behavior in our dealings with our customers help, in turn, to maintain our reputation as a company and employer.
ARCOA employees are one of our most important assets. We are proud to provide a work environment where employees are appreciated and valued. Management staff work in an open space, promoting an open door policy for concerns, thoughts and feedback. We recognize the parental, family, and educational obligations of our employees and support staff through flexible hours and allowing them personal time on short notice.
ARCOA is a multifaceted electronics recycling company performing environmentally friendly recycling, dismantling every product by hand to maximize the amount of materials that are recovered. Components of value are sold for reuse and other parts are sent to certified facilities for metals and plastics recovery.
All items from the de-manufacturing process are recycled. They handle every element of the process from pick up, data destruction, logistics, accountability, and asset management/investment recovery. ARCOA is R2 and ISO 14001 certified.
Under the Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, beginning January 1, 2012, no person may knowingly cause or allow the mixing of any of the following items with municipal waste that is intended for disposal at a landfill:
Generally, a person who violates any provision of the Act or fails to perform any duty under the Act is liable for a civil penalty of $7,000 for the violation and an additional civil penalty of $1,000 per day for each day the violation continues. However, residential consumers who violate either the prohibition against mixing electronic devices with other waste or the landfill ban commit a petty offense punishable by a fine of $25 for the first offense and a fine of $50 for subsequent violations. Any person or entity that is NOT a residential consumer who violates either the prohibition against mixing electronic devices with other waste or the landfill ban commits a petty offense punishable by a fine of $500. Violation of the Act are enforceable by administrative; however, fines assessed pursuant to an administrative citation for mixing electronic waste with other waste, or a violation of the landfill ban, are limited as outlined above.