When monitering and evaluating a waste reduction program, it is important to establish a consistent set of metrics and procedures for collecting data. This includes tracking your efforts and estimates of the quantity and composition of waste generated and the avoided waste removal and purchasing costs.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Standard Volume-to-Weight Conversion Factors (PDF)(21 pp, 143 K)
- Estimating Waste Removal Costs (PDF)(2 pp, 65 K)
- WasteWise Material Glossary (PDF)(5 pp, 37 K)