Who We Are
ADL Process is an electronics processing and recycling center fully recognized by the Ministry of Environment. We offer: secure data destruction, certified product destruction and responsible electronics recycling services to businesses and institutions.
Located at Keele and St Clair in the heart of Toronto, the company has been serving Ontario, its neighboring provinces and the U.S. northeastern states since 2001.
ADL Process takes pride in running its operations transparently in accordance with environmental regulations and labor laws to the highest standards of industry best practices. By developing efficient processes focused on health & safety, and the training of their employees, ADL Process owners are devoted to helping organizations mitigate their security and reputational risks, and ensure end of life electronic products and devices are dealt with in a sustainable manner to make a positive impact on the planet.
Technologic innovations are rendering countless electronic products obsolete at an increasingly rapid pace. When they are disposed of, those electronic products end up in landfill, with general waste, polluting the environment with the hazardous materials they contain.
Early on, ADL Process owners saw an opportunity in the electronic waste stream, and devoted the company’s purpose to the diversion and recycling of electronic products. Their goal is to have a positive impact on the environment by diverting hazardous material from landfill, decreasing unnecessary waste to make sure reusable materials such as plastic, glass, metal, ores… can be recovered and recycled to build new products.
Since ADL Process creation, the owners have been proactive in anticipating the e-waste recycling, data and product destruction needs of organizations. ADL Process focus is to build on the employee’s expertise to offer customized solutions to meet the market’s needs, the owners are always on the lookout for new ways to better serve their clients. Additionally, they constantly audit the various processes in place to improve employee’ safety, productivity and recovery of materials.
ADL Process prides itself on being an environmentally, legally, ethically and socially responsible company founded on the values of:
ADL Process owners believe that they have a social responsibility of raising awareness and educate their community on the importance of electronics recycling. They trust that developing new recycling habits is the key to a cleaner planet for future generations.
Reputable local service provider
Located in the heart of Toronto, serving Southern Ontario since 2001. We are your electronics recycling, data and product destruction experts.
Continual process improvement
At ADL Process, we constantly review and improve the processes for each of our services: electronic recycling, data and product destruction. This continuous audit of our know-how, and the employee’s participation in the process, ensures we exceed industry expectations in terms of health & safety for our teams, while maintaining high efficiency and productivity.
- Electronics recycling: ADL Process Electronics Recycling service maximizes the onsite processing of products entrusted in our care, guaranteeing the quality of recovered materials.
Transparency and Traceability
From the moment ADL Process receives your products, we maintain chain-of-custody. We track the devices progress throughout the data destruction, product destruction and recycling process. We take responsibility for all recovered materials that are being sent out to downstream recyclers, who must conform to the same legal obligations as ADL Process.
Security front and center
- Comparison of your inventory list with what we physically received to ensure no discrepancies during transport
- Secure restricted area in our facility with access control system
- Fully recorded and backed up video surveillance
Compliance at every level
ADL Process is committed to provide customized services to help organizations meet their internal environmental policies to dispose of end-of-life electronic products. We provide a certificate of destruction for your records. ADL Process is fully compliant with the standards and best practices set by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), and the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID).
Expertly Trained Staff
The backbone of our company, our team of full-time expert staff are continuously trained on data security protocols, environmental regulations, and health & safety protocols. The results are efficient service, high quality work, and a low rate of accidents/injuries.
Positive impact on the environment
By working with us, your organization makes a positive impact on the environment and in helping conserve our planet’s resources. Recycling responsibly helps prevent the inappropriate discarding of hazardous substances and contributes to the recovery of materials that would have gone to waste.
ADL Process operates in compliance with applicable environmental regulations, and is embedded into the regional economic landscape. As such, it is affiliated with the following organizations and programs:
Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC)
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has rules and regulations to properly manage different types of waste, its various diversion programs promote re-using, recycling and safely disposing of waste. It issues Environmental Compliance Approvals that allow companies to receive and handle waste.
ADL Process is fully recognized by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, we have been issued a Certificate of Approval as part of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Program.
Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES)
The Ontario Electronic Stewardship is a not-for-profit organization, and the official provincial program, that collects and recycles electronic waste in Ontario. It is mandated by the Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016 run by the Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority (RPRA), to ensure end-of-life electronics are handled in a safe, secure and environmentally sound manner.
ADL Process is one of 12 recyclers in Ontario qualified to become part of the OES Program. Part of our requirements to work with the OES Program is to be certified to the Electronics Recycling Standard, overseen by the Recyclers Qualification Office (RQO).
R2 is the leading global standard for electronics repair and recycling, it provides a common set of processes, safety measures, and documentation requirements for businesses that repair and recycle used electronics. To qualify for the R2 Certification, a company needs to be certified ISO 14001:2015 and to OHSAS 18001:2007 (see below for details on those certifications).
ADL Process is working towards becoming R2 certified.
International Standards Office - ISO 14001: 2015
The International Standards Office (ISO) specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance, fulfill its compliance obligations, and achieve its environmental objectives. ISO 14001:2015 is intended for use by organizations seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.
ADL Process currently operates in accordance with the environmental management system standards ISO 14001:2004. The ISO has revised this standard to ISO 14001:2015, we are currently working towards obtaining this revised certification.
Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series - OHSAS 18001
OHSAS 18001 is an Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems. It is intended to help organizations to control occupational health and safety risks.
ADL Process is working towards becoming OHSAS 18001 certified.
Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA)
The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) represents over 300 members across the province including private sector companies, public sector municipalities and individuals involved in the waste management sector. Together they manage over 85% of the province’s waste. The OWMA has been an active stakeholder in the development and implementation of waste management regulatory initiatives at all levels of government (federal, provincial and municipal); and is a strong supporter of policies that treat waste as a resource.
ADL Process is a member of OWMA.
Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO)
The RCO is a not-for-profit membership-based organization involved in policy, education, and project work around the issues of consumption, waste generation, reduction, diversion and recycling.
ADL Process shares the RCO belief that society must minimize its impact on the environment in eliminating waste by informing and educating all members of society about waste generation, waste avoidance, the more efficient use of resources; as well as the benefits and consequences of these activities.
National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) Canada
NAID Canada is the national association representing companies that specialize in secure information and document destruction, it ensures that private, personal and business information is not used for purposes other than originally intended. NAID Canada plays an active role in the development and implementation of industry standards and certification.
ADL Process is working towards becoming NAID Canada certified.
Toronto Region Board of Trade
The Toronto Region Board of Trade is the Chamber of Commerce for the Toronto region. It collaborates with local business leaders, government, educational institutions, and community builders to enhance the quality of life and global competitiveness; connecting more than 12,000 members and 250,000 business professionals and influencers throughout the Toronto region.
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