Verification Round 2014-02 for Televisions Will Launch Next Week

The second Verification Round in 2014 for Televisions is set to begin within the next week.  In this round, a lab will evaluate two randomly chosen Television products and do Level 2 and Level 3 investigations on 14 criteria (as applicable).  In addition, this Round will include 4 investigations randomly selected using a random number […]

Final 2014 Imaging Equipment Verification Round Launches Next Week

The third and final Verification Round for Imaging Equipment is set to begin within the next week.  In this round, a lab will evaluate two randomly chosen Imaging Equipment products and do Level 2 and Level 3 investigations on 13 criteria (as applicable).  Imaging Equipment Subscribers who have previously been involved in this type of […]

Recycling Today: Desire for Closed Loops Creates Demand

Original article at recyclingtoday.com The collection of obsolete electronics for recycling has grown considerably in the past 15 years, and just as importantly computer product OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) are beginning to specify recycled plastic in an increasing number of new components. According to Bill Long, president of Square Peg Industries LLC, Las Vegas, OEMs […]

New Clarification Published relating to Imaging Equipment Criteria 4.5.2.1, 4.5.2.2 and 4.7.3.1

A Clarification has been published for Imaging Equipment criteria 4.5.2.1, 4.5.2.2 and 4.7.3.1 due to several questions from Subscribers regarding the relationship of these criteria to EcoLeaf.  This Clarification examines EcoLeaf requirements to determine if meeting these requirements also means Subscribers meet criteria 4.5.2.1, 4.5.2.2 and 4.7.3.1. Clarification 32 can be found here.  

PC/Display Verification Round Plan PC-2014-03 – Level 1 investigations to be launched this week

The Verification Round Plan for PCs and Displays (Round PC-2014-03) is now available. In this Round, all products and criteria will be randomly chosen, and 70 Level 1 investigations are planned. The Round Plan can be found here. EPEAT’s Online Learning Center has pre-recording training modules for every criterion in the 1680.1 standard. These modules […]

Sustainable Purchasing for Schools

The Healthy Schools Network, a not-for-profit group dedicated to being the voice for environmental health in schools and a recognized leader in the healthy schools movement, has released a “Healthy Purchasing for Healthy Schools” Guidance Memo. The memo provides a host of tools and resources for administrators, teachers, and parents concerned with making healthy purchasing decisions that […]