GEC’s interactive environmental benefits calculator allows purchasers to measure and report the environmental benefits gained from purchasing electronic products covered by the EPEAT ecolabel. The benefits calculator also enables purchasers to estimate how they can achieve further environmental reductions by using products longer and responsibly recycling them when taken out of service.
GEC developed a new EPEAT Benefits Calculator in 2018 for mobile phones, servers, and computers and displays and maintains the U.S. EPA developed calculators for imaging equipment and televisions product categories.
Purchasers will need to input the number of EPEAT-registered products purchased for each Product Type and EPEAT Tier. Product types include desktops, notebooks, printers, copiers, etc. Purchasers can use this workbook to gather relevant data for input into the calculator.
For help with calculating benefits for the computers & displays, mobile phones, and servers product categories, please reference GEC’s User Guide.
For Imaging Equipment and Television calculators, GEC has plans to update the interface of these older versions. Until then, please use the detailed EEBC user guide to assist you in completing calculations for the imaging equipment and television product categories. Additional background information for the calculators can be found in the US EPA’s Using the Electronics Environmental Benefits Calculator (EEBC) resource.
If you have questions or would like GEC to generate a free EPEAT Benefits Calculation Report for you, please contact PurchaserResources@globalelectronicscouncil.org.