Tag Archives: recycling

Percentage of waste generated

Definition:
Percentage of total raw material that ends up as waste

Calculation:
(waste / total raw material input) x 100%

This KPI is measured as: Percentage (%)

Interpretation of results: Lower Is Better

Strategic objective:
Reducing environmental impact; cost effectiveness

Percentage of waste recycled

Definition:
Percentage of total raw material that ends up as waste, and will be recycled to be used as raw material in the production process again

Calculation:
(recycled waste / total waste) x 100%

This KPI is measured as: Percentage (%)

Interpretation of results: Higher Is Better

Strategic objective:
Reducing environmental impact; cost effectiveness

Percentage of recycled material used as raw material input

Definition:
Percentage of material used within the production process as raw material that originally is waste from another process or used products.

Calculation:
(recycled material / all used material) x 100%

This KPI is measured as: Percentage (%)

Interpretation of results: Higher Is Better

Strategic objective:
Reducing environmental impact; cost effectiveness