We encourage our employees to "think green" in the office, and we regularly evaluate our manufacturing and distribution practices to identify ways to better serve our customers and protect our planet.
PASCO is committed to be in compliance with all laws and requirements in the countries in which our products are sold. PASCO is a responsible steward of the environment and as such, continually seeks to minimize the impact that our manufacturing, distribution, and consumption practices make on the planet's natural resources.
We have the honor of being in classrooms in over 100 countries around the world and we know that we also have a responsibility to the students and teachers in each classroom where PASCO products can be found. We are continuously working to reduce the impact our processes and products have on the environment, and it begins with the practices in our California office.
The Green Team was established in 1998 and team is responsible for general recycling, continuous environmental improvement and recycling events at PASCO. The following are some of the items that are collected and recycled:
Electronic products are subject to disposal and recycling regulations that vary by country and region. It is a user's responsibility to recycle electronic equipment per local environmental laws and regulations to ensure that equipment is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. To find equipment recycling drop off locations, please contact your local waste recycle/disposal service or the product representative.
The European Union WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) symbol (above) and on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of in a standard waste container.
Batteries contain chemicals that, if released, may affect the environment and human health. Batteries should be collected separately for recycling, and recycled at a local hazardous material disposal location adhering to your country and local government regulations. To find a battery recycling drop-off location, please contact local waste disposal service or the product representative.
The battery or batteries used in PASCO products are marked with the European Union symbol for waste batteries (above) to indicate the need for separate collection and recycling. For small batteries, the symbol is printed on the packaging.
European Union Restriction of Hazardous Substances. EU Directives 2011/65/EU and 2002/95/EC
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. EU Directive 2002/96/EC, Effective Aug. 13, 2005
(Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) as of: Oct. 28, 2008
EU Directive 2006/66/EC on Waste Batteries