|Maryland Department of Transportation|
|2017 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 1 Star
2016 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 1 Star
Maryland Department of Transportation purchases EPEAT-registered computers and displays.
|$2.7 million (2016)
|A State law effective October 1, 2012 (HB 448, Chapter 372) requires State agencies purchasing computers and other electronic products in categories covered by EPEAT to purchase models rated EPEAT Silver or Gold unless the requirement is waived by the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).
Guidelines provided by DGS require planning and coordination of the proper disposition of Information Technology equipment. A new state law effective October 1, 2012 (HB 448, Chapter 372) requires state agencies awarding contracts for services to recycle electronic products to award the contract to a recycler that is R2 or e-Stewards certified.
|Over their lifetime, compared to products that do not meet EPEAT criteria, the 1,655 EPEAT registered electronics purchased by Maryland Department of Transportation in 2016 will result in environmental impact reductions including:
*EPEAT Purchasing Tier indicates how many EPEAT categories are specified in the organization’s purchasing agreements