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Over the years, in addition to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications, the company has received a number of presentations
and awards, to include the following:

In November 2011, WRC Pacific Ltd. dedicated a new LEED Gold process and inventory building at its recycling facility in the Southern Environmental Science and Technology Park in Taiwan. This LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold project, being certified by Weston Solutions of Taiwan, puts WRCP in an elite group, with only 6 other LEED Gold buildings in Taiwan. This certification by an independent registrar, attests that the structure is a “green” project based on design and construction practices, while reducing negative environmental impact and improving occupant health and well-being.
The Saxonian Ministry for Environment and Agriculture in Germany recognized WRC World Resources Company GmbH with an award identifying the company’s environmental excellence, including solar power generation and the unique reuse of rainwater collected and redistributed within the facility. A poster providing recognition of this award will be displayed at various exhibits, including Saxonian Environmental Alliance Meeting later this year.
WRC GmbH is a member of the Environmental Alliance of Saxony which is established by the State Government of Saxony to consolidate efforts within the State to increase confidence between the economy and administration and to develop efficient and effective solutions for the protection of the environment and natural resources.
Dr. Eberhard Luederitz (left) and
Dr. Hans-Peter Korte (right)

WRC GmbH has been awarded the 2008 Großer Preis des Mittelstands, presented by the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation. Since its first awarding in 1995, this award is considered to be the most important German competition for a medium sized company. The award is judged on: overall development of the Company, establishment of apprenticeship training positions and workplaces, modernization and innovation, engagement within the region, and service and support.
The award was accepted by Dr. Eberhard Luederitz, Managing Director and Dr. Hans-Peter Korte, Business Manager on September 6, 2008 in Magdeburg Germany.
The Deputy Minister Mr. Tze-Chien Chung of Taiwan, ROC EPA on behalf of the Ministry, presented Ms. Anne Lee, General Manager of WRCP the Oriflamme, a banner symbolizing EPA’s appreciation for the company’s contribution to environmental protection.
Ms. Anne Lee, (left) and Deputy Minister Chung (right)

EPB Director Mao-Sung Wang (left) with
Mr. Henry Wang (right)




 
WRC Pacific Ltd. received the 1st prize award for the best managed construction site in Kaohsiung County in 2007 under the regulation addressing safety, health and the environment, including air quality. The award was presented by Mr. Mao-Sung Wang, Director of Bureau of Environmental Protection (EPB) Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, ROC to Mr. Henry Wang, Production Manager of WRC Pacific Ltd.
WRC’s Pennsylvania Recycling Facility has received special recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its participation in the Save Energy Now program. The DOE recognized the facility for demonstrating leadership initiative and contributing to achieving national energy goals by identifying and implementing energy saving opportunities to increase the company’s productivity while also improving operations reliability, cost-effectiveness, and environmental performance.
 
CO2LLABORATE® Software Program
The World Resources Company CO2LLABORATE® software program is an application for quantifying the net reduction of carbon emissions produced between two (2) or more industrial processes. Specifically, CO2LLABORATE® software allows for the extrapolation of carbon emissions associated with the recycling process of metal-bearing manufacturing residues to produce finished metal(s) as compared to that of the carbon emissions associated with a process method to produce a like-quantity of finished metals from mined ores. The quantifiable units of carbon emission reduction are referred to as “carbon credits”, a term generically defined. Carbon credits may be used to off-set carbon emissions from other process sources or commercially traded in the industrial marketplace.

CO2LLABORATE® is a registered trademark of World Resources Company.
WRC was the first company in the United Stated to be admitted into the Safety and Health Achievement recognition Program (SHARP) sponsored by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The SHARP Certificate of Recognition was awarded to WRC by the Honorable Tim Holden, Congressman from Pennsylvania, commending WRC for its exemplary safety and health management system.
WRC is a charter member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Achievement Track provided in recognition of its commitment to sound environmental management, continuous improvement, public outreach and sustained environmental compliance. Through the Achievement Track membership, EPA recognizes the voluntary commitment and dedication of WRC, putting our facility among the Nation’s top performers in contributing to improving our country’s environmental health. Members include major corporations, small businesses, and public facilities that are on a path of continued environmental excellence.
 


WRC became a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership in recognition of the purchase of renewable wind energy that satisfies 100% of the electrical needs for the recycling facilities in Pennsylvania and Arizona. WRC’s two US facilities are also the first EPA permitted Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) recycling facilities to be 100% wind powered. By switching to 100% renewable energy, WRC is preventing the release of approximately 3,000 metric tons of CO2 into the atmosphere, annually. Subsequently, WRC was awarded membership to the EPA’s 2008 Green Power Leadership Club based on its demonstrated exemplary environmental leadership.
World Resources Company (WRC) was awarded a Senatorial Citation by the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on November 17, 1998, recognizing that the Company’s Pottsville Recycling Facility as the first facility of its kind in North America to achieve ISO 14001 certification.
This certification confirms (by independent auditing) that WRC’s handling and processing of environmentally sensitive materials meet internationally recognized standards of performance.
The award was presented to Mr. Peter T. Halpin, CEO by The late Senator James J. Rhoades.

Mr. Peter T Halpin, CEO (left center) and
The late Senator James J. Rhoades (second from left)

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