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EPA and Federal Environmental Executive Honor Federal Electronics Stewardship Efforts / Award winners have saved $7.8 million
Release Date: 08/13/2012
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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 Federal Electronics Challenge (FEC) Awards. The 2012 FEC Awards are being given to 33 federal facilities from ten different federal agencies. The activities of the winners resulted in $7.8 million savings in FY2011 and greenhouse gas emissions reductions equivalent to taking 6,000 passenger cars off the road for a year.
This year’s FEC award winners include: ten Platinum Awards, five Gold Awards, ten Silver Awards and eight Bronze Awards. The 2012 FEC Award winners completed a variety of electronics stewardship activities in fiscal year 2011, including purchasing more than 105,000 green electronics registered with EPEAT; enabling power saving sleep features on more than 97 percent of their computers and monitors; and recycling more than 361,000 pounds of electronics.
For the complete list of winners and more information on the FEC Award requirements: http://www.epa.gov/fec/awards.html#winners