Tag Archives: waste

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

Emissions from production into the environment

Definition:
Amount of emission into the environment from production. The emission type has to be predefined, e.g. CO2 or other waste from the production process.

Calculation:
Sum of emission

This KPI is measured as: Number (amount Of Units, Rating, Etc)

Interpretation of results: Lower Is Better

Strategic objective:
Reducing environmental impact

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