ISO 14024:1999 is a guidance standard regarding Environmental labels and declarations (Type I) EPEAT is a Type I ISO 14024 certified ecolabel.
This means that products registered in EPEAT can be 3rd party audited, and with this, our regional customers can rest assure that the sustainability claims connected to EPEAT can be verified through external audits.
"Type I environmental labeling" is defined by ISO officials, as: "a voluntary,multiple-criteria based, third party program that awards a license which authorizes the use of environmental labels on products indicating overall environmental preferability of a product within a particular product category based on life cycle considerations."
For more details, please see the official EPEAT page at: https://www.epeat.net/about-epeat
ISO 14021:1999 is a guidance standard regarding Environmental labels and declarations (Type II environmental labelling - Self-declared environmental claims ).
In accordance with this standard, HP has issued several thousand product IT ECO Declarations, participated in the ECMA working group that made IT ECO Declarations an international standard in 2006, and led the project to broaden the standard to include print supplies.
To obtain IT ECO Declarations for HP products, see the ECO Declarations site (http://www.hp.com/go/ted).