For over 15 years, ERI has been focused on national Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) compliance including state programs, Advanced Recovery Fee (ARF) states, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs, as well as voluntary initiatives. ERI has remained an industry leader in national OEM program management as an OEM partner, and OEM administrator, as well as acting as a partner for retail, non-profit, and municipal channels. ERI’s compliance and take-back program provides a one-stop national solution to our OEM partners enabling nationwide voluntary and regulatory compliance and take-back services in every state.

ERI’s OEM and Compliance teams support a comprehensive compliance program including all the following services:

  • State Planning

    ERI remains current on all state requirements, rules, and potential legislative changes to prepare an OEM on their individual requirements in each state.

  • Established Diverse Collection Networks

    ERI utilizes a combination of retail, government, non-profit, mail-back, and private collector programs to ensure a diverse and efficient network in each state. This includes both required collection networks as well as voluntary networks throughout the country.

  • Certified and Verifiable Responsible Processing

    All material processed meets our stringent and certified processing standards.

  • Vendor Auditing

    Downstream Vendors are routinely audited to ensure program compliance.

  • Efficient Transportation Options

    ERI utilizes our scope and size to ensure cost effective and efficient transportation.

  • Compliance Management

    ERI will track your compliance towards your obligations and state submissions.

  • Tracking and Reporting

    ERI provides timely invoices and reports to ensure proper program management. ERI also provides access to our proprietary tracking and management software, Optech™.

  • Public Education Tools

    ERI provides support on web and education requirements in specific states. In addition, ERI partners can exceed their minimum obligations and implement nationwide or targeted voluntary programs, implement EPEAT programs, register for the EPA SMM Challenge, and receive public recognition for their support of ERI’s innovative programs.

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