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New Report Examines Office Equipment Emissions

April 16, 2008

Source: GreenBiz.com

A new report from Air Quality Sciences Inc. (AQS) looks at indoor contaminants emitted from electronic office equipment and the health impacts associated with chemical and particulate emissions.  The report, titled “Meeting Green: The Office Equipment Industry’s Guide to Managing Product Emissions,” also reviews the available third party environmental certification programs for such equipment. 

According to Dr. Marilyn Black, Chief Scientist of AQS:  “Manufacturers are finding that creating products that meet specific eco-criteria can be an important differentiator in the marketplace.  Some manufacturers are going a step further and demonstrating compliance by earning third-party certification from GREENGUARD or Blue Angel.  Results from AQS studies examining product emissions not only help manufacturers create safer products but also greatly assist them in achieving certification.”

Download the report here in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

For more on how to green your office equipment, see RPN's Responsible Purchasing Guide for Office Electroncs.

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