Reciclarg Recycling Technology S.A.

Certified B Corporation

Mendoza, Argentina

Certified Since

January 2014


Other personal services


Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In


Every year, 42 million tons of electronic waste is generated globally. In Argentina, each person generates 7 kilos of e-waste per year, on average. It is among the countries with the fastest-growing urban waste zones, as a result of the rapidly expanding market of electronic products and the accelerating speed at which they become obsolete Reciclarg was created in 2010 in order to recycle electronic waste. It is a certified “blue economy” company, established with the aim of altering the way in which production processes are usually run and tackling resulting environmental problems, shifting from the use of rare and high-energy-cost resources to solutions based on simpler and cleaner technologies. The company is inspired by circular economy principles, namely it leans towards zero waste and zero pollution by optimizing the whole production system in an integrated manner.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Reciclarg Recycling Technology S.A. earned an overall score of 87.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
87.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.2

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.6
Ethics & Transparency1.6
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 11.0

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security1.9
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.1
Career Development1.1
Engagement & Satisfaction1.3

Community 11.8

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion0.6
Economic Impact6.6
Civic Engagement & Giving1.5
Supply Chain Management1.0

Environment 49.9

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management4.2
Air & Climate2.5
Land & Life12.0
+ Resource Conservation29.4

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Customers 1.5

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship1.5

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score87.5
2017 Overall B Impact Score84.8
2014 Overall B Impact Score82.5

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