John-Lingelbach-R2.jpeg R2 Solutions‘ John Lingelbach helped found a responsible recycling (hence the “R2? name) standard that provides guidelines for e-waste recyclers to properly, safely recycle through an extensive certification program. When Lingelbach began to investigate this back in 2006, e-waste recycling was completely unregulated and shrouded in mystery. Today, the organization has certified more than 425 companies.