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appendix 2

INDICATOR

UNIT

POTENTIAL MEASUREMENT METHOD

POTENTIAL DATA SOURCE

Waste to Landfill Wastes from processes, treatments and packaging disposed of by landfill

in metric tons

Company specific method used to measure or track quantity (mass) of waste disposed of by landfill

Waste disposal reports EHS reports Estimation or calculation

Waste to Incineration Wastes from processes, treatments and packaging disposed of by incineration

in metric tons

Company specific method used to measure or track quantity (mass) of waste (as defined by applicable government authority) disposed of by incineration

Waste disposal reports EHS reports Estimation or calculation

Photochemical Oxidant Creation (POC) VOC (excluding methane) and NOx releases

in metric tons of VOC & NOx or Ethylene equivalents

- VOC as defined in Responsible Car e: Health Safety and Environmental Reporting Guidelines, CEFIC November 1998, page 11 - Photochemical Oxidant Creation Potentials (POCP): Heijungs et al., CML University of Leiden, 1992 and Hauschild and Wenzel, Chapman & Hall, London, 1997

Plant surveys EHS reports Estimation or calculation

Eutrophication Emissions to Surface Water Total aquatic release of phosphorous and nitrogen compounds

in metric tons of phosphorus equivalents

Nutrification Potentials: Heijungs et al., CML University of Leiden, 1992

Plant surveys EHS reports Estimation or calculation

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) to Surface Water Total amount of oxygen required for the chemical oxidation of compounds in all water effluents

in metric tons of oxygen

COD as defined in: Responsible Care: Health Safety and Environmental Reporting Guidelines, CEFIC November 1998, page 12

Water discharge reports EHS reports Estimation or calculation

Packaging Packaging from purchased goods and for products

in metric tons

Company specific method used to measure or track packaging material amounts (mass)

Purchasing reports Waste disposal reports Estimation or calculation

GHG Emissions from Purchased Electricity GHG emissions released by the supplier of purchased electricity

in metric tons of CO2 equivalents

- List of greenhouse gases: Kyoto Protocol, Annex A - Global Warming Potentials: IPCC, Climate Change 1995, Second Assessment Report - Transformation factors for fuels from fuel carbon content: e.g. Responsible Care: Health Safety and Environmental Reporting Guidelines, CEFIC November 1998, page 31f. GHG emissions released by supplier of purchased electricity are calculated/ estimated using specific knowledge of relevant electric supplier network.

Cost reports Estimations or calculations

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