CEA 2010 Sustainability Report Released

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On January 5th, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released their 2010 Sustainability Report outlining that highlighted strides the industry has made in the area of green initiatives including the design of more environmentally friendly products, to developing a national electronics recycling program.  The report which has been conducted since 2008 highlighted advancements such as:

  • Greener Design: US products registered with EPEAT (Electronic Product Environment Assessment Tool) grew by 10% in 2009 to 48.5MM products
  • Green Packaging: Many manufacturers are switching to renewable materials including bio-plastics and recyclable materials
  • More efficient facilities: Ambitious goals for reducing GHG emissions
  • More energy-efficient products: 27,000 products met ENERGY STAR specs in 2009
  • eCycling: The CE industry recycled 200MM lbs. of products in 2009

A link to the full report can be found on CES web at the following link.

http://www.cesweb.org/news/rssNews.asp#4822

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