EPEAT Purchasers

There are literally thousands of EPEAT Purchasers around the world driving environmental improvement in electronics design and delivery by specifying EPEAT as a purchasing requirement. 

EPEAT staff is happy to help Purchasers develop case studies and calculate the environmental benefits of their greener purchasing decisions using the Electronics Environmental Benefits Calculator, developed under a grant from the U.S. EPA.

Join the EPEAT Purchasing program today and be recognized here and in other marketing initiatives.

Best Practices

Using the EPEAT Registry

Using EPEAT to Purchase Environmentally Preferable Electronics - This pre-recorded webinar gives an overview of the EPEAT system and walks viewers through a demo of the Registry, offering tips and tricks for effective searches.

Lifecycle Management Guide

The Lifecycle Management of Electronics from Procurement to Disposal has been released on the Healthcare Sustainability Roadmap, a program of the American Hospital Association’s PMG’s (professional membership associations), AHRMM (Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management), ASHE (the American Society of Healthcare Engineering) and AHE (the Association for the Healthcare Environment), in conjunction with the Green Electronics Council.  This document walks hospital leaders through the steps to safer procurement, management and disposal of electronic equipment, and can also be applied to procurement in other industries.

Best Practice Guides

The Responsible Purchasing Network has developed Green Purchasing Best Practices for Computers, Displays and Imaging Equipment. Responsible electronics purchasing and management programs should consider manufacturing, use-phase and disposal impacts as well as price and performance.

How green is your IT?

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) show how many states are incorporating green IT initiatives in their enterprise agendas in their publication, Green IT in Enterprise Practices: The Essential Role of the State CIO.

Electronics Recycling 

Find an R2 certified electronics recycling facility via SustainableElectronics.org.

EPEAT Purchaser Resources

We have created a suite of resources available exclusively to EPEAT Purchasers-organizations that have made a formal commitment to purchase EPEAT-registered products. The materials are designed to make it easy to tell the story of your organization’s commitment to buying greener electronics and reducing your environmental impact.

Resources include:

  • Model website language
  • Press release templates
  • Use of the EPEAT logo
  • Computer lab and library signs

Join the EPEAT Purchasing program – it’s simple, quick and helps you qualify for awards.

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