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Device safety and environmental information

At Microsoft, product safety, compliance, and sustainability are integral to our mission to design and build products that empower every person and every organization to achieve more.


See our Devices Sustainability at Microsoft: Fiscal Year 2018 report.

Product safety


Microsoft complies with laws and policies to ensure safety for employees, customers, and the public. Find product safety-related information and learn more about safe use.

Product safety information

Device recycling


We work with recycling companies, Microsoft stores, and supply chain partners to manage the end-of-life process. Learn where to recycle products, batteries, and packaging.

Global end-of-life programs

Eco profiles


We publish data on greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption, and more for many of our products. Learn about environmental features, energy efficiency, materials used, and recyclability.

Download our eco profiles

Device energy efficiency


We work to improve the energy-saving features of our hardware product portfolio. Learn more about our commitment to the energy efficiency of our products.

Environmental compliance


Microsoft devices fulfill strict environmental criteria including, but not limited to, compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Learn more about our approach to environmental compliance.

Social and Environmental Accountability


We work to ensure that our suppliers uphold high standards for responsible and ethical business practices. We collaborate with them to positively impact their workers and communities.

Responsible sourcing

Technical specification (MIL-STD-810G)


This is designed to test equipment limits in various conditions where it is expected to be used (environment) or transported (shocks). An independent third party laboratory has tested certain products using recommended test methods.

See the results