Over their lifetime, compared to products that do not meet EPEAT criteria, the 9,498 EPEAT- registered IT products purchased by the World Bank Group in 2018 will result in environmental impact reductions including:
Reduce use of primary materials by 1,449 metric tons, equivalent to the weight of 279 elephants
Avoid the disposal of 9.7 metric tons of hazardous waste, equal to the weight of 80 refrigerators
Eliminate the equivalent of 22 U.S. households’ solid waste for a year—41 metric tons
Avoidance of 7.5 metric tons of water pollutant emissions
Energy-Related Savings EPEAT’s requirement that registered products meet, and often exceed, the latest ENERGY STAR specifications means these products will consume less energy throughout their useful life, resulting in:
Savings of 4,540 MWh of electricity—enough to power 374 U.S. households for a year
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 2,828 metric tons of CO2 equivalents—equal to taking 606 average U.S. passenger cars off the road for a year
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