Environmental Philosophy

Epson will integrate environmental considerations into its corporate activities, and actively strive to meet high conservation standards in fulfilling its responsibilities as a good corporate citizen.

 

Environmental Positioning Statement

 

  

 Seiko Epson Environmental Vision 2050

Recognizing that the Earth's carrying capacity is limited and believing that everyone must share responsibility for reducing environmental impacts equally, Epson sets Environmental Vision 2050, which aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 90% across the lifestyle of all products and services by the year 2050. At the same time, as a member of the ecosystem Epson will continue to work towards restoring and protecting biodiversity together with local communities.

 

Environmental Conscious Design

 

 

To bring both ecological and economic benefits, Epson is working reduce environmental impacts in every stage across the life cycle of products, not only in manufacturing but also in parts and materials procurement, product transport, use, collection and recycling. Details

    

  

 

    

Complete elimination of CFCs

In 1992, Seiko Epson was the first global company to completely eliminate CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) from all production processes worldwide. This decision was made in 1988 before the Montreal Protocol came into effect. To recognize its leadership in safeguarding the earth's protective ozone layer, Seiko Epson was awarded the Best-of-the-Best Stratospheric Ozone Protection Awards from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1997. 

  

RoHS Compliance for Epson entire line of products

 

Epson has made compatibility with the European RoHS directive* (The "Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment") a standard feature of our entire line of products throughout the world, regardless of whether a particular product is bound for the European market or not. Details

* The European RoHS Directive restricts the use of the following 6 hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment: lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium, hexavalent chromium (Cr+6), polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE).    

    

  

Collection And Recycling Programme

Building a better and sustainable future by adopting a greener comprehensive lifestyle.
To help save the planet, let's join Epson collection and recycling programmes!
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In addition, Epson also proactively supports the Computer Recycling Programme, organized by The Environmental Protection Department. If you have old computer, printer or scanner, don’t throw it away. Please recycle it! Details