Goal Twelve: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

The San Diego region enjoys a high quality of life, although challenges still remain. SANDAG's 2021 Regional Plan seeks to improve the way we all move throughout the region while seeking to ensure that we can all lead healthy lives. 
Goal 12 Responsible consumption and production


Target 12.3

By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses.
Indicator 12.3.1:
(a) Food loss index and (b) food waste index.

Target 12.5

By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse.
Indicator 12.5.1:
Local recycling rate, tons of material recycled, by local agency.


Target 12.A

Support all entities in the San Diego region to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move toward more sustainable patterns of consumption and production.
Indicator 12.A.1:
Renewable energy share in low-income. communities (in watts per capita).