Is the Obama administration lowering the bar on green electronics?

April 28th, 2015

The Guardian Sustainable Business: “A new government-issued executive order has weakened a federal ratings system aimed at greening America’s electronics industry, environmentalists say. Is the US moving backward on green purchasing?”

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US government ‘abandoning’ green electronics rating system

April 14th, 2015
By Leigh Stringer, Chemical Watch

A new presidential Executive Order on US federal sustainability efforts could mean that a tool that allows purchasers to identify electronics products that meet standards on hazardous substances is abandoned by the federal government, two NGOs claim.

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New Executive Order is the Grim Reaper for EPEAT

April 6th, 2015

The Order contains some seemingly harmless legal jargon, that if left unchanged, will result in the death of the federal EPEAT program for purchasing greener electronics.

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