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Toshiba's Environmental Management System



Toshiba of Canada has demonstrated strong environment leadership and a commitment to the protection and enhancement of the environment by successfully certifying all fourteen of its Canadian facilities to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification beginning in 2014 

Toshiba of Canada’s Environmental Management System ("EMS") helps us to ensure that the sale and service of our products are done in an environmentally friendly manner and provides customers with the certainty that their business solution partner is compliant with all local environmental regulations.  

Toshiba of Canada has committed to ambitious environmental performance targets, including the goal of achieving a 92% waste diversion rate at all Canadian facilities. Toshiba’s environmental performance is monitored and targets are re-evaluated each year to ensure the continuous improvement of Toshiba’s environmental management system. 

Certification to the ISO 14001 Standard is just one of the ways in which the Toshiba of Canada is contributing to Toshiba Group’s mission of creating sustainable societies that will allow people to live healthier, happier and more prosperous lives. 



Biodiversity Conservation    

 Biodiversity Conservation- Toshiba HQ Litter Clean Up (May 16, 2018)  

Since 2016, employees from Toshiba of Canada's Markham headquarters have volunteered with the City of Markham's Adopt a Park Program to clean up litter at local parks and along waterways during Earth Week in April of each year.


Toshiba's regional branches across Canada also coordinate litter clean-ups of local parks, trails and along waterways during Earth Week to help protect local ecosystems. 




Nature Conservancy of Canada

NCC - Land Watch  

Toshiba of Canada and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) are partners in promotion and demonstrating in-action, an innovative proprietary online resource, the Land Information system (LIS), that contributes directly to the conservation of the biodiversity of ecosystems by supporting environmental management. Toshiba Canada launched the Canada’s Land Watch website to celebrate the Toshiba-NCC partnership on June 5, 2013. The site can be viewed here:  View a video here.


Waste Reduction Week

Waste Reduction Week - Oct 2017    


During Waste Reduction Week (October 16-20, 2017), Toshiba of Canada's Markham Headquarters hosted a Recycling Collection Drive to help employees divert clothing and electronic waste from landfills. Working together with Partners in Project Green, Toshiba employees collected e-waste to be recycled by Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) and clothing that will be reused and/or recycled by Diabetes Canada


Product Certifications



Toshiba is proud to be a registered manufacturer with EPEAT® (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool). It is the definitive global registry for greener electronics, and a rating system for electronic products that helps connect purchasers to environmentally preferable choices. All Toshiba notebooks are EPEAT Gold Certified; and 19 of our Multi-Function Printers are EPEAT Gold Certified. For a list of Toshiba qualified products, please visit the  EPEAT website.


Energy Star Logo

Toshiba proudly produces Energy Star Certified Products. Products that display the  Energy Star  symbol have been found to meet or exceed higher energy efficiency levels without compromising performance. Saving energy saves you money and reduces the end user’s impact on the environment.

All of Toshiba’s notebooks computers are Energy Star V5.2 certified and all of Toshiba’s Multi-Function Printing (MFPs) devices are Energy Star V2.0 certified. 



Extended Producer Responsibility  


 ecycle solutions logo Toshiba of Canada is a responsible steward of the environment and participates in all regulated Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) stewardship programs for obligated electronic products, residual equipment/components, scrap resulting waste, printed paper and packaging, lamps and batteries in Canada.  

Toshiba of Canada responsibly recycles our electronics equipment through a national partnership witheCycle Solutionswhose facilities hold R2/RIOS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.   

 Electronics_products_stewardship_canada_880px.jpg Toshiba of Canada is a proud member and one of the original sixteen founding organizations of Electronic Product Stewardship Canada (EPSC). EPSC designs, implements and promotes sustainable solutions for Canada’s end-of-life electronics. Since 2004, electronics recycling programs across Canada have diverted over 500,000 tonnes of end-of-life electronics from landfill in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, Newfoundland and the Northwest Territories. 

Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

Toshiba has partnered with Call2Recycle® to help you recycle your used portable rechargeable batteries at no cost. There is a Call2Recycle label with a 1-800 number on all Toshiba rechargeable batteries used on all Toshiba notebook computers. When your battery is ready to be disposed, just call the 1-800 number to learn how to do it in an environmentally conscious manner. 

Click here for more information.




 Environmental Awards


  Leaf - stock image2015 Markham Board Of Trade’s Donald Cousens Conservation & Environmental Leadership Award 
Leaf - stock image2014 I.E. Canada Greening of the Supply Chain Award 
 JPEG RCO logo2013 Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) Platinum Award within the Sustainable Product or Service category for the ECO MFP; 2013 RCO’s first Top Score Award for the ECO MFP 
 2013 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Environmental Achievement in Business Award








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