EPA Programs for Electronics Stewardship International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment Clare Lindsay, EPA Viccy Salazar, EPA The Goal Electronic Products are designed and manufactured so they are: Have lower impact on the environment,
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EPA Programs for Electronics Stewardship
International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment
Clare Lindsay, EPA
Viccy Salazar, EPA
What is Plug-In to eCycling?
2. EPA fosters partnerships with
manufacturers, retailers and
government organizations to
Focus more national attention
on electronics recycling option and give
consumers more places and
opportunities to safely, conveniently
and affordably recycle old electronics
3. EPA pilots guidance for environmentally safe management of EOL electronics and requires Plug-in partners to use this guidance.
Partners agree to host collection and outreach
events, feature ecycling information on
website and advertising information,
document data collection, use recyclers
that meet EPA’s Safe recycling guidelines.
**Already: Staples Redmond, WA/ Portland, OR
April 22-May 8 2004 takeback initiative.
1. Purchase greener electronic products
2. Manage electronic assets in an environmentally sound manner
3. Receive assistance to improve current practices
Monitors (computers and TV)
Other as determined by the facility
To develop, build-on or adopt an assessment tool for electronic
products and services and to actively disseminate said
The tool should:
[email protected], Tel: (703) 605-0760