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Non-hazardous Waste Avoided (PI8177)

Amount of non-hazardous waste disposal avoided based on the organization's refurbishing/reusing/recycling as part of delivering or developing the organization's products/services during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Flow
Metric level
Product/Service, Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Non-hazardous Waste Avoided (PI8177). v4.0.

Footnote

Organizations should footnote all assumptions used.

Usage Guidance

  • This metric is intended to capture non-hazardous waste avoided as a result of using non-hazardous recycled materials in the organization's products as opposed to new materials. Organizations should report the total amount of non-hazardous waste avoided for all products produced during the reporting period.
  • For organizations that offer recycling services, it is intended to capture non-hazardous waste avoided as a result of the organization's facilitation of non-hazardous waste recycling. Organizations delivering services should report the total amount of non-hazardous waste avoided based on services delivered during the reporting period.