Electronics Recycling

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EPEAT removed from federal electronics standards

EPEAT removed from federal electronics standards The White House has issued an updated executive order on federal sustainability practices that noticeably leaves out green electronics standard EPEAT. The standard helps promote the recovery and reuse of many types of devices. Replacing a 2009 executive order “ensuring procurement preference for EPEAT registered electronic […]

Federal regulators study certification effectiveness

Federal regulators study certification effectiveness In a report assessing its progress on electronics stewardship, the federal government indicated it is moving forward on major studies in several e-scrap-related areas, including a look at how the e-Stewards and R2 standards are being implemented. The study on the effectiveness of industry certifications […]