SDG Indicator 12.5.1

Indicator 12.5.1: Local recycling rate, tons of material recycled, by local agency.
Data for Indicator 12.5.1 comes from CalRecycle's Multiyear Countywide Origin Summary data set. CalRecycle measured and collected the pounds of waste by jurisdiction. We divided the pounds of waste by American Community Survey (ACS) population estimates by jurisdiction to derive the pounds of waste per capita.

Pounds of Waste per Capita by Jurisdiction and Year

The colors in the map represent the distribution of all observed values for waste (pounds per capita) from 2015 to 2019.

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