EPEAT Clarification 37 Open for Additional Public Comment

Following extensive comments received during an initial 30-day comment period, the Green Electronics Council has opened a second 30-day comment period for EPEAT Clarification 37. The previous comments have now been incorporated into the Clarification, which is being opened for another 30-day public comment period. The current draft of Clarification #37 and the link to provide comments […]

Clarification #40 Open for Public Comment

EPEAT Clarification #40: EPEAT Participating Manufacturers have requested an acceptable approach for using analytical test data that can be used to demonstrate conformance to 1680.1: Criterion 4.1.6.2. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until Nov. 17, 2016. At the end of the comment period, EPEAT will review the comments and communicate the effective date, […]

Revision for Clarification #28 Open for Public Comment

EPEAT Clarification #28, first published in December 2013, attempted to clarify whether analytical testing for REACH SVHCs was required to demonstrate conformance to REACH criterion 4.1.4.1 (IE) and criterion 4.1.5.1 (TV). This Clarification has now been significantly edited to add similar requirements for additional criteria. The revised Clarification #28 is now open for public comment […]

Clarification #39 Open for Public Comment

Participating EPEAT Manufacturers have requested clarity on what evidence is needed for PC/Display criterion 4.8.2.2 verification requirement b), which reads, “Demonstration that material is normally recyclable or, if not, that there exists a market/use.” In particular, numerous questions have arisen regarding how to prove there exists a market/use for packaging materials that are not considered […]

Verification Round Plan for PC-2016-03

The Green Electronics Council is launching Verification Round PC-2016-03 on Aug. 22. In this Verification Round, there will be Level 1 investigations and Level 2/3 investigations for a total of 23 investigations.  The Verification Plan for PC-2016-03 can be found here. Nine Level 1 investigations will be performed to verify criterion 4.4.2.2 on tablets/slates only. In Level […]

EPEAT Outcomes Report for PC-2016-01 is Now Available

The Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2016-01 is now available, and can be found here. The Round included Level 1 investigation where all products and criteria were chosen randomly.  A total of 84 investigations were completed. Download the Outcomes Report for Verification Round PC-2016-01

Clarification #38 Open for Public Comment

UPDATE (Oct. 19, 2016): The comment period is now closed. EPEAT Clarification #38: Evidence required to prove recycling for cardboard and other fiber-based packaging materials in criterion 4.8.2.2 is now open for public comment. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until August 18, 2016. At the end of the comment period, EPEAT will […]

Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2015-04 is now available

The Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2015-04 is now available, and can be found here. The Round included Level 1 investigation for targeted criteria for which, in a previous investigation, corrective actions did not fully address other registered products.  This Round also included Level 0 investigations and Level 1 investigations, as […]

Green Electronics Council Announces the 2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Award Winners

Washington, DC – May 24, 2016 – The Green Electronics Council (GEC) today announced the winners of the 2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Awards, which recognize excellence in the procurement of sustainable electronics. EPEAT is a free and trusted source of environmental product ratings that makes it easy for purchasers to select high-performance electronics that support their […]