Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America reports that EPEAT, a global registry for greener electronics, has added 28 Sharp MFPs and two printers to its product registry for greener electronics.
By providing environmental ratings on electronics, EPEAT helps companies, governments, and consumers more easily identify and purchase more eco-friendly devices for improved environmental benefits. EPEAT rates products on a lifecycle basis, addressing the elimination of toxic substances, the use of recycled and recyclable materials, design for recycling, product longevity, energy efficiency, corporate performance, and packaging, among other criteria.
Sharp says its factories are continuously working to eliminate waste and greenhouse gases, and achieve other environmental targets in 21 key areas. The company’s other recent awards recognizing its products’ eco-friendliness include the 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award and placement on the Newsweek Global 500 Ranking.
For a complete listing of Sharp EPEAT-recognized MFPs and printers and to learn about EPEAT’s global rating system, please visit EPEAT here.