Online shoppers will soon be able to tell at a glance if computers offer "green" features. Desktop and laptop PCs, as well as monitors, sold online are set to display the EPEAT logo starting early this year.
The label is the closest the electronics industry has come to adopting a third-party, green seal of approval for computers.
EPEAT's bronze, silver, and gold ratings mark electronics offering energy efficiency and sustainable product designs. Equipment that's easily dismantled, made from recycled plastics or using low-toxic ingredients get high marks.
The nonprofit Green Electronics Council runs the EPEAT system … Read more