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LG TVs are the first in Europe to qualify for carbon reduction label

LG 47LW5500-ZE

LG's 47LW5500-ZE and 47LW550T-ZE 3D TVs are the first in Europe to carry the carbon reduction label.

This certifies the carbon emissions created from every stage of their lifecycle, from production to transportation, preparation, use and disposal.

The carbon footprint across the TV's lifecycle is 17g/CO2 per hour of use in the UK.

"This certification mark marks an important step forward for us in terms of improving our environmental brand image in Europe," says Il-geun Kwon, head of LG's LCD TV R&D Lab.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.