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Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services

COMPUTERS: Desktops, Notebooks (including 2-in-1 notebooks), Displays, Integrated Desktop Computers, Workstation Desktops, Thin Clients, and Slates/Tablets

EPA recommends the following private sector standards/ecolabels be used when purchasing computers. All federal ecolabel program(s) and statutory requirement(s) that apply to this product category are also listed below. If you are a U.S. federal government employee who would like free access to one of the private sector standards or ecolabels recommended by EPA, please email the EPP Program (

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Recommended Private Sector Standards/Ecolabel

Agencies can use:

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Statutory Requirements

Products shall meet these statutory requirements:

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Inclusion in the Recommendations is not an endorsement by EPA of the standards/ecolabels or of any of the products conformant to these standards/ecolabels, but rather a statement that the standard/ecolabel meets either EPA’s Guidelines or is recommended for use by another Federal agency.