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Indicator 12.4.2

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

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Source: Eurostat

Geographical Area: Germany

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Comment:

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

Time series available

a) Hazardous waste generated per capita
b) Hazardous waste treated

Comparability with global metadata
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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment

Indicator name

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

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

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