- Use non-hazardous materials
- Reduce materials or use renewable materials
- Reduce product weight and volume
- Easy to use
- Easy to disassemble and recycle
Zyxel aims to work on reducing the energy consumption of networking products and improve energy efficiency. In order to reduce energy lost from power conversion.
As a global corporate citizen, Zyxel fulfills its social responsibility for human rights and environmental protection. We commits not use conflict minerals, and follow the requirement of the Responsible Minerals Initiative and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) "Guidelines for Due Diligence of Mineral Supply Chains in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas", implement regular due diligence to require all suppliers to disclose the use of smelters relevant information by using the latest Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) for Gold, Tin, Tungsten and Tantalum. Besides, Zyxel increase the minerals survey for Cobalt and Mica by using the latest Extended Minerals Reporting Template (EMRT).
Annual Mineral Source Survey
Zyxel conduct annual survey of conflict mineral source on product and supplier, survey coverage % are as follows.
For 2022, Distribution area and numbers of qualified smelters listed in the following.
Based on the requirements of the PPW Directive 94/62/EC and fulfilling the responsibility for environmental protection, packaging materials are designed with reduced volume and weight, easy to recycle and non-hazardous. and the plastic package are marked according to ISO 11469.
Zyxel is responsible to ensure that the product design considers waste reduction, recycling, and disposal based on repair, upgrade, reuse, and disassembly and complies with the requirements of the WEEE directive and fulfills its recycling responsibilities.
Zyxel is registered directly with the national WEEE Registry and/or the WEEE collective scheme, and has labeled its products with the appropriate WEEE logo and added relevant information about the recycling considerations to its customers in the documentation provided with the product.