Responsible corporate citizenship today means taking responsibility for future generations. When it comes to green computing, ViewSonic leads by example. That’s why we were the first display manufacturer to offer a full line of eco-friendly LED displays. We are committed to sustainability, not just of our business but also for our global environment. That commitment is reflected in our industry leadership promoting eco-friendly business practices and product development. We employ environmentally responsible manufacturing and build energy saving features into all of our products. As a result, we are certified compliant with all major environmental standards.
These guiding principles summarized as “Recycle Solid Waste and Conserve Natural Resources,” set our goals for environmental responsibility and the performance required by all our organizations. To ensure success, the Director of Customer Care, Compliance & Supply Chain Management has the executive responsibility and authority to oversee and implement this policy at all ViewSonic owned facilities in the North America region.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ViewSonic is committed to promote a greener and cleaner environment in which electronic products should be retired and recycled responsibly. All electronic parts and e-waste collected by our recycling partner(s) will be recycled or reused in a manner that complies with federal, state, and local law. ViewSonic avert waste and does not dispose covered devices in landfills or transfer covered devices to recycling facilities that dispose of covered devices in landfills. ViewSonic contracts with collectors and recyclers across the US and Canada that comply with all local, state, and federal regulations, utilizing e-Steward, R2/RIOS, and ISO standards in the recyclers’ operations. ViewSonic ensure we only engage with collectors and recyclers that are in good standing that does not violates laws when importing or exporting environmentally sensitive materials throughout final disposition.
ViewSonic offers convenient ways to handle your recycling needs to protect our environment in support of our ISO 14001:2004 EMS. ViewSonic provides a Mail Back Program across the US and Canada to recycle covered electronic devices. The Mail Back Program provides an effective way to retire old electronic equipment by way of recycling processes that meet the high environmental standards of the participating states.
ViewSonic products and packaging are largely recyclable. Circuit boards, metal, and plastic from product units can be dismantled and recycled by our recycling partner(s) in United States and Canada according to Federal, State, and local authority guidelines. Cardboard, printed guides (paper), CDs, and plastic bags from our packaging can also be recycled, as well as some foam materials.
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam is a lightweight, rigid, closed-cell insulation used as part of our packaging to firmly support our products during transit. Besides retired electronics, cardboard materials and plastic bags, the EPS foams are recyclable too! Each year, more than 50% of all EPS collected was used to make recycled-content packaging. To locate the nearest EPS recycling location in your area, simply click on the link here
ViewSonic supports governing laws of all participating states for proper recycle, reuse and refurbishment of retired electronics and ban of certain types of electronic waste in landfills. We have implemented a Mail Back program in United States and Canada to recycle Covered Electronic Devices (CEDs)*. For a comprehensive resource of all participating states and their legislation and local state recycling information, please click here.
ViewSonic is also proud to support a no charge Mail Back program. We partner with multi-faceted recycling and asset management companies to properly manage end-of-life unwanted electronic devices. We have thousands of locations throughout the United States and Canada to support your recycling need. To learn more about our Mail Back program or request for a prepaid shipping label, please click here. Free label will be provided via email.
If you wish to send your unwanted electronic devices to Viewsonic directly, our mailing address is 14035 Pipeline Avenue Chino, CA 91710. Be sure to mark your package “Attn: Recycling Program”
We welcome your feedback and comments. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact ViewSonic at (800) 688-6688 or email us at email@example.com. Thank you for your interest and support to keep our environment clean and green!
|* A covered electronic device (CED) is a video display device with a screen greater than four inches, measured diagonally, which DTSC has identified in regulation as a device that is presumed to be hazardous waste when discarded.|
Covered Electronic Devices (CEDs) list varies from state to state. CEDs could be any or all stand alone devices such as Cathode ray tube devices, monitors, desktop monitor –LCD screens, and/or computers, laptops, Televisions, plasma TVs, notebooks, netbooks, tablets, Electronic keyboards, Digital Media Devices, portable DVD players with a screen, Digital photo frames. (This does not cover integrations where these products are built-in as a part of a larger industrial, commercial or medical equipment.)
The document is intended for use by recyclers to facilitate end-of-life treatment. It provides disassembly instructions to remove the special handling materials, as defined by EU directive 2012/19/EU, WEEE.
The detailed disassembly instruction can be found at our FTP site (ftp.viewsonic.com.tw).
Requirement communications and FTP access permission are via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Member States shall take the necessary measures to ensure that waste is disposed of, without endangering human health and harming the environment, in particular:
ViewSonic believes in responsible recycling. At end of a product life, electronic products must be disposed in accordance with local laws and requirements. Please contact ViewSonic or your local authorities for detailed information on how to recycle properly. We have provided some informative links below to help you properly recycle your electronic products according to your state's laws and requirements.
For more information on ViewSonic's Go Green initiative, please visit our Environmental Policy Statement.
ViewSonic helps you save energy and money while helping the environment.
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Benefits of Eco-mode
They use up to 60% less electricity than standard models.
Green Energy. We use 17% green energy to power our corporate headquarters. This includes:
EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) is a definitive global rating system for greener electronics. EPEAT helps purchasers in the public and private sectors evaluate, compare and select electronic devices (such as desktop computers, notebooks, and monitors) based on environmental attributes. EPEAT provides a clear and consistent set of performance criteria for the design of products, and provides manufacturers the opportunity to secure market recognition for efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its products.
As part of our ongoing efforts to conduct business in an environmentally responsible manner, a number of ViewSonic displays are registered as EPEAT Gold or EPEAT Silver products.
Products meet 100% of EPEAT’s 23 required performance criteria and a minimum of 75% of its 28 optional criteria.
Products meet 100% of EPEAT’s 23 required performance criteria and a minimum of 50% of its 28 optional criteria.
For more information on EPEAT, visit the EPEAT website at www.EPEAT.net
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The increasing volume of garbage in our landfills is a worldwide problem. ViewSonic Corporation is committed to put forth maximum effort to be a responsible corporate and community citizen that respects the environment and encourages green living.
As an ISO 14001 certified company, ViewSonic Corporation:
ViewSonic encourages you to recycle your product using the Recycle+ Program
Please find our 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report here.
Conflict minerals are minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses, notably in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC in Central Africa is one of the places facing most serious conflict in the world. The most commonly mined minerals are Cassiterite, Wolframite, Coltan and Gold, which are ores that contain Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and Gold, so called 3TG.
ViewSonic, being a member of electronics industry and civil society, is committed to protecting the environment and the communities, and to operating in a socially responsible way in its LCD monitor supply chain. The actions are addressed as below,