Unified Metrics Library - Emissions of inorganic pollutants

Helper question

How much inorganic pollutants did the company emit as a result of its activities, during the period?


"Inorganic pollutants" means emissions within or lower than the emission levels associated with the best available techniques (BAT-AEL) as defined in Article 3, point (13) of Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and the Council, for the Large Volume Inorganic Chemicals- Solids and Others industry.




The indicator aims to evaluate the company’s emissions of inorganic pollutants. The measurement of the emissions must be conducted in tonnes.

Annex I - Basic classes of inorganic compounds of Reference Document on Best Available Techniquesfor the Manufacture of Large Volume Inorganic Chemicals - Solids and Others Industry gives a comprehensive list of covered inorganic compounds.

Regulatory Definition

According to the (EU) 2022/1288 of 6 April 2022, the metric is defined as "Tonnes of inorganic pollutants equivalent per million EUR invested, expressed as a weighted average"



If your organization generates emissions that are categorized as inorganic pollutants according to the Reference Document on BAT for the Manufacture of Large Volume Inorganic Chemicals-Solids and Others Industry.