Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

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Indicator 11.6.1: Proportion of urban solid waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge out of total urban solid waste generated, by cities

Los Angeles has reached 100% waste collection.

Proportion of urban solid waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge out of total urban solid waste generated, by cities

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

Tons

Definitions

Monthly tonnages reported by district yards. White goods include large household appliances such as refrigerators, washers, and dryers. Data reported on City of LA Open Data Portal

Calculations
Disaggregation Categories
WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment

Aligns to WCCD 16.2 - Total Collected Municipal Solid Waste per Capita

Other information
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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of urban solid waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge out of total urban solid waste generated, by cities

Indicator number

11.6.1

Target name

By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management

Target number

11.6

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

2

UN custodian agency

UN-Habitat, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

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Source 1

Organisation

City of LA Sanitation via City of LA Open Data Portal, “LASAN Solid Resources Tonnages, Bulky Item E-Waste”

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

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Release date
Next release
Statistical classification
Contact details
Other information

Source 2

Organisation

World Council on City Data

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Link to data source WCCD 16.2 - Total Collected Municipal Solid Waste per Capita opens in a new window
Release date
Next release
Statistical classification
Contact details
Other information