Federal Green Challenge

Federal Green Challenge - Electronics

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Federal Green Challenge Electronics Goals

Promote electronics stewardship in the federal government by encouraging federal facilities to purchase greener electronics, reduce the impacts of electronics during use, and manage used electronics in an environmentally safe way.

Relative to your baseline, increase the above by 5% or more.
  • Purchase/lease Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) products
  • The number of electronic devices in use with power management enabled
  • Recycle responsibly through 3rd party certified electronics recyclers/donation of electronic equipment
  • The average life span of electronics

Reducing Your Electronics Footprint

Case Studies (Success Stories)

  • Air Force's computer purchasing
  • U.S. General Services Administration electronic stewardship
  • Enhancing recycling increases waste diversion

More case studies are available at the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Page.

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