Estimate waste generation when data is unavailable

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Enabled for Public preview General availability
Users, automatically Mar 2024 -

Business value

Estimate the quantity of waste generated by waste type/category when actual data is unavailable in Microsoft Sustainability Manager.

Feature details

This feature allows you to estimate the waste generated in your facilities when measured data isn't available. You can base this estimation on process type and facility-based usage factors. You can also use the estimated waste data for regulatory disclosures and tracking sustainability goals such as achieving zero waste.

This feature includes updates to waste views in Sustainability Manager and to the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability waste data model.

See also

Waste quantity dashboard (docs)