SDG 12 · Indicator

Recycling Performance


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Significant challenges remain

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Percent of common containers and packaging materials (CCPM) excluding cardboard and boxboard that are recycled

Long-Term Objective

Best value set by reducing by half the best performing state's not-recycled rate for the baseline year (2018) to meet SDG goal of substantially reducing waste generation

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 90.



Recycling Performance