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EPEAT’s Impact

CHOOSING THE RIGHT ELECTRONICS Makes a DIFFERENCE Over the last five years, people who bought electronic products designed to be less toxic, longer-lasting, more energy efficient and easier to recycle contributed to major reductions in environmental impact. BENEFITS From 411,245,015 EPEAT Registered Greener Electronic Products Sold Metric Reductions Equivalents annual electricity consumption 78.6 million or 6.5 million Electricity megawatt hours average US households 139 million The weight of 421 Empire State Buildings Primary Materials metric tons Removing 14.8 million 9 million Greenhouse Gases MTCE average US cars from the road for a year . 8,375 1,438 The weight of 1,438 elephants. Toxic Materials metric tons MERCURY 1.2 million Including enough mercury to fill household thermometers. AAAAAAA. 320,000 Hazardous Waste metric tons The weight of 36 Eiffel Towers 110,898 Solid Waste 1 Year's worth of waste from metric tons 55,000 US Homes Electronics Are Getting Greener Five Years of Progress More manufacturers, more products, more purchasers GO GREEN EPEAT 2006 2011 16 TIMES AS MANY MANUFACTURERS PARTICIPATE TODAY Participating Manufacturers з 48 Participating Countries 41 PRODUCT REGISTRATION INCREASED 50mO Registered Products 60 3346 FOLD Gold-rated Products 1881 EPEAT Registered Products – 2010 Market Share 22% Global Desktops and Laptops Sold Worldwide EPEAT The Mark Of Green Electronics An EPEAT-rated product is designed to reduce environmental impact throughout its life cycle. PRODUCTION USE RECYCLE WASTE EPEAT PRODUCTS EPEATcriteria Desktops Laptops Integrated Systems Displays Products must meet 23 required criteria to qualify for EPEAT, and can meet up to 28 additional optional criteria to achieve higher ratings. Compared to products that don't meet these environmental performance criteria, EPEAT registered products are: Workstations VMore Energy Efficient V Less Toxic Thin Client Devices V Longer Lasting VEasier To Recycle VLess Wasteful Our3500 products worldwide are EPEAT registered. Sources zerowaste.org | epa.gov | federalelectronicschallenge.net | green.wikia.com | epeat.net thinkgreenalliance.com | isse.utk.edu | greenbiz.com epeat

EPEAT’s Impact

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Over the last five years, people who bought electronic products designed to be less toxic, longer-lasting, more energy efficient and easier to recycle contributed to major reductions in environmental impact.

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