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New criteria deliver data on energy, recycled plastics and weight

As part of the new generation TCO Certified, brands declare the actual energy consumption, recycled plastic content and total weight of all certified product models. This data makes it easier for professional IT buyers to measure the effects of their sustainable IT policy and provide greater insights into areas where continued improvement is needed.

2016-03-16T15:52:34+00:00 16 March, 2016|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , |

The list of flame retardants accepted under TCO Certified is growing

Harmful halogenated flame retardants have been mostly phased out of products certified to TCO Certified. However, they have often been replaced with potentially harmful non-halogenated flame retardants where little information about their safety is available. For the new generation TCO Certified, we only accept non-halogenated flame retardants that have been reviewed using GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals.

2017-03-06T09:59:06+00:00 16 February, 2016|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , , |

We want to make Sustainable IT easier.

Each year about 50 million tons of e-waste is generated worldwide. Only about 13% is recycled in a responsible way. We at TCO Development work every day for positive change in Sustainable IT, including issues like chemical use, e-waste, energy consumption and socially responsible manufacturing.

That’s why we’re launching a campaign for a Better

2017-03-06T09:59:08+00:00 19 November, 2015|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , |

TCO Certified aims to further reduce hazardous substances

TCO Development today launched the latest generation TCO Certified sustainability certification for IT products. The revision includes new criteria for reducing hazardous non-halogenated flame retardant substances and replacing them with safer alternatives. First to certify product include displays from Eizo, Dell, Lenovo, LG and Samsung, headsets from Plantronics and a notebook from Lenovo.

2017-03-06T09:59:08+00:00 11 November, 2015|Categories: Pressrelease|Tags: , |

Now open – New Generation TCO Certified

Beginning November 11, electronics brands and purchasers will be able to take the next step in sustainable IT. The new generation of TCO Certified has now launched and is open for brands to certify their products and for purchasers to choose products that help them reduce environmental and social risks commonly connected to IT hardware. First to certify product include displays from Eizo, Dell, Lenovo, LG and Samsung, headsets from Plantronics and a notebook from Lenovo.

2017-03-06T09:59:09+00:00 11 November, 2015|Categories: Development projects, News|Tags: , , |