PC and Display Criteria Training Webinar for Upcoming Verification Rounds

EPEAT’s Conformity Assurance Manager, Susan Herbert will be holding an interactive training webinar about specific criteria for the computers and displays standard to help Subscribers improve their understanding of the criteria and prepare for upcoming verification rounds. Susan will present details on the following criteria from the computers/displays standard: 4.3.2.2 Optional – Marking of plastics […]

Outcomes Report for TV-2014-01 Now Available

Verification Round TV-2014-01 occurred in 2014.  The Outcomes Report for this round can be found here.  This report provides the detailed results of the Verification Round.  In this round 15 Level 0 and Level 1 investigations were completed.  The Level 0 investigations involved the Qualified Verifier attempting to establish Conformance based on publicly available information, […]

Outcomes Report for IE-2014-02 Now Available

The end of Verification Round IE-2014-02 occurred this November 2014.  The Outcomes Report for this round can be found here.  This report provides the detailed results of the Verification Round.  In this round 40 Level 0 and Level 1 investigations were completed.  The Level 0 investigations involved the Qualified Verifier attempting to establish Conformance based […]

PC and Displays Verification Round Plan PC-2014-04 – Level 1 investigations to be launched this week

The Plan for Verification Round PC-2014-04 is now available and can be found here. This Round will focus on packaging, and will address two optional criteria: 4.8.4.1 (Provision of take-back program for packaging) and 4.8.5.1 (Documentation of reusable packaging). Twenty-five (25) investigations are planned. EPEAT has taken a “snapshot” of the Registry, which identifies the […]

EPEAT 2.0: A Report from the Green Electronics Council about the First Stages

Seven years ago, a diverse group of stakeholders convened to determine a way to use market forces to advance the development of greener electronics. The result of this exercise was the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT. The EPEAT system was comprised of four core elements: an environmental leadership standard, a mechanism for brands […]