Since 2007, Boeing has reduced absolute hazardous waste generation by 17 percent. On a revenue-adjusted basis, Boeing has reduced operational hazardous waste by 19 percent since 2007.
Boeing’s absolute operational hazardous waste increased by 8 percent in 2011 compared with the previous year. This increase is attributable to increased production rates of commercial airplanes.
Hazardous waste data does not include waste derived from construction or remediation activities.