Computer Purchasing

Okanagan College procurement standards meet or exceed Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Silver or higher products.  All computer purchases are strictly monitored to ensure a standard level performance are met.

Factors that determine whether a computer/computer product is environmentally preferable include but are not limited to:

  • Use of recycled or recyclable materials
  • Minimal packaging
  • Environmental and financial costs over the product’s life
  • Toxicity of materials or application
  • Ability to reduce energy consumption
  • Durability and product life
  • Maintenance needs
  • Environmental impact of product disposal

Last Updated:  Monday, July 18, 2011