IEEE approves 1680 Revision

IEEE has approved the revision of the original EPEAT standard – IEEE 1680-2006.  See the announcement here. What this does is create a 1680 “Umbrella” standard (IEEE 1680) that contains the general procedures of environmental assessment of electronic products as well as allows for the creation of IEEE 1680.X environmental criteria standards for various products.  The first of those is the 1680.1 standard (IEEE 1680.1 –...

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EPEAT June Update

EPEAT has been moving forward this summer with much interest and participation from our multistakeholder group.  Both the Imaging and Television development teams are hard at work in many subcommittees (and too many calls to keep track of, sometimes!) beginning work on the development of both unique and common criteria.  At the same time, the non-sustantive changes to the IEEE 1680 computer standard have been completed and are now being...

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