Our Commitment to the Environment
COLAMCO is a
supporter of the planet and the communities we serve with product, service and
solutions offerings that we utilize ourselves while conducting business. We are
committed to reducing the impact that information technology has on the
To help our
clients meet and increase environmental standards, we provide environmentally
friendly products, green IT services and asset management services. COLAMCO
works with manufacturers to offer servers, computers, notebooks, monitors and
consumables that have environmentally friendly attributes evidenced by their
ENERGY STAR® and EPEAT™ ratings.
products help conserve energy through efficient designs. The EPA requirements
for earning ENERGY STAR® are to meet energy use benchmarks in three distinct
operating modes: standby, active and sleep modes. In addition to the product,
any included accessory must also meet the ENERGY STAR® qualifications for its
managed by the Green Electronics Council (GEC). EPEAT™ evaluates products
according to three tiers of environmental performance Bronze, Silver and Gold.
To qualify for registration as an EPEAT™ product, a product must follow 23
required criteria and, in the case of Gold and Silver, a percentage of optional
criteria (Gold 75% and Silver 50%).
a comprehensive Asset Management program, including I.T. Asset Disposal
services, leading up to and including systematic reuse, repurposing, and
recycling. COLAMCO recycling partners provide complete, environmentally
responsible disposition of IT assets. IT assets are recycled following EPA
guidelines as addition to federal, state and local guidelines. COLAMCO
service partners are committed to a zero-landfill policy for e-waste and proper
disposal of toxic heavy metals.
As a leading
technology provider in the United States., we are dedicated to the local
and global environment, confirmed by the ways in which we reduce the
environmental impact associated with our internal business operations.
practices a regular recycling program with awareness messaging including
signage and electronic communications.