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Waste Produced: Hazardous Waste (OI1346)

Amount of hazardous waste created by the organization's operations during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Flow
Metric level
Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Waste Produced: Hazardous Waste (OI1346). v4.0.

Footnote

Organizations should footnote all assumptions used. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • Hazardous waste is defined as refuse that could present dangers through the contamination and pollution of the environment. It requires special disposal techniques to make it harmless or less dangerous. Specific classification of hazardous waste should be defined by local legislation.
  • Organizations are also encouraged to footnote the methods employed to ensure that hazardous waste is disposed of responsibly.