Goal 12

Goal Twelve Goal Six Goal Eight Goal Twelve Goal Fourteen Goal Fifteen Goal Seventeen

12.4.2 (a) Hazardous waste generated per capita; and (b) proportion of hazardous waste treated, by type of treatment

This indicator is under the custodianship of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD). The indicator includes hazardous generated, hazardous waste generated by type (including e-waste as a sub-indicator) and the proportion of hazardous waste treated. For the e-waste sub-category, United Nations University is a co-custodian.

Data of relevance for developing the methodology for this indicator includes: Hazardous waste generated (in tonnes, per km sq of land area and per capita); Hazardous waste generated by type, including e-waste; and Proportion of hazardous waste treated. The detailed metadata can be found in this document.


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Contact: Ludgarde Coppens