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Once again, Massachusetts has been recognized for its leadership in offering sustainable electronics choices on Statewide Contract through the annual EPEAT Purchaser Award.

The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT, enables organizations to address the lifecycle impacts of electronics purchases, such as computers, displays, printers, copiers, mobile phones, servers, and televisions. The Commonwealth and the Operational Services Division (OSD) were bestowed a Four-star Award for our 2020 sustainability efforts in each of the following areas: Computers and Displays (ITC47)*, Imaging Equipment (ITC66), Mobile Phones (ITT72), and Servers (ITC47).*

In 2020, Commonwealth of Massachusetts public buyers purchased 197,896 EPEAT-eligible products and the Global Electronics Council (GEC), the non-profit organization that manages the EPEAT ecolabel, estimates Commonwealth cost savings of $4,074,931 over the products’ lifetime. Review the GEC’s pictorial synopsis for an appreciation of our environmental impact reductions.

Use the Environmentally Preferable Products and Services Guide to find Environmentally Preferable Products (EPP) and services options on OSD’s Statewide Contracts. Learn more about EPPs at mass.gov/epp.

* IT Hardware and Services now are offered through ITC73.

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