Harrisburg, Pa., - D&H Distributing reports its "Go Green" initiative promoting environmentally friendly technologies has grown by more than 50 percent in its second year.
D&H now offers more than 6,300 green-certified products. This increase in the distributor's total portfolio of ecologically conservative products is up from approximately 4,000 in January 2010 when the D&H Earth Day promotion was first launched.
Since that time, D&H has sold 10,133,265 eco-conservative items overall. Green certified products are defined as using less power, incorporating renewable resources, being Energy Star - or RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)-compliant, or having some other ecologically-conservative attribute.
In addition, the distributor's Engaged Recycling program demonstrated significant success since its 2010 inception, providing opportunities for dealers, retailers, resellers and installers to repurpose or safely discard electronic equipment. This offering was conducted in conjunction with the Engaged Recycling company, a developer of simple, safe and smart trade-in and recycling solutions.
D&H hopes the increased availability of "green" products and the growing prevalence of eco-friendly policies in the supply channel has been driven in part by awareness efforts such as the Go Green initiative. After all, the more popular and profitable green merchandise proves to be in the marketplace, the more likely that manufacturers will produce more products with these attributes, in order to satisfy that demand, the distributor said.
"Our goal was to help drive the adoption of more environmentally responsible technologies, and to make the supply channel more conscious of conservative practices," said Jeff Davis, senior VP of sales at D&H. "We're proud that we could play a role in the success of the widespread endeavor to promote eco-friendly technology, and that its influence has only grown over the course of the year at D&H."