Waste Reduction Rate

Waste Reduction Rate is a measure of the level to which a company is able to reduce the waste it is generating as part of its operations.


Waste Reduction Rate = [Wasted Raw Material (in this period a) / Wasted Raw Material (in the last period b)] x 100


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