Computers & Monitors

Industrial Consumer

Please note:  The purchasing requirement for computers & monitors will change beginning in July, 2019 to "EPEAT Bronze or better," due to the adoption of stricter standards within EPEAT.

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Info on this product category: Computers & Monitors

Why Go Green

Watch this video to see where electronics might end up unless properly recycled through electronics recycling companies certified by e-Stewards. The Green Electronics Council also publishes periodic reports showing EPEAT's large-scale environmental benefits.

Criteria for Computers & Monitors

Elected officials, employees, consultants, and vendors working on behalf of the City are required to comply with the Committee on Information Technology (COIT) Green Technology Purchasing Policy: sfcoit.org/GreenPolicy.  It states:

  • Purchases initiated before June 28, 2019: All desktops, laptops, tablets, workstations, thin clients and computer monitors are required to achieve Gold registration in the EPEAT system in the U.S. at the time of purchase.
  • Purchases initiated after June 28, 2019:  All desktops, laptops, tablets, workstations, thin clients and computer monitors are required to be registered in the EPEAT system at the time of purchase at Bronze level or higher.

Last updated

Last updated: 
February 19, 2019

Guide for City Staff

City staff can buy this equipment through the Technology Store contract. Unlike other citywide contracts, the Technology Store is a collection of prequalified vendors - not a list of products. Vendors on the Technology Store contract maintain listings of electronic products that meet the City's requirements, and also offer other services such as packaging takeback.