Recovery rate

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  1. In an environmental context, the percentage of capture of a substance or material sought to be Reused to minimize its negative Environmental Impact. Recovery Rate can be applied to paper, Biomass Gas, or other materials or substances.
  2. In a financial context, commonly used in credit risk management, refers to the amount recovered when a loan defaults.
  3. The percentage of usable materials in a solid waste stream that is recovered and recycled, as a percentage of the total waste.


Corporate Finance Institute® Recovery Rate
Oxford Reference Recovery Rate
Rate of recovery from perturbations as a means to forecast future stability of living systems