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The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodical explanations for the indicator - the so-called global metadata.

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

Time series available
  • Municipal solid waste regularly collected and treated
  • Municipal solid waste in total
Comparability with the global metadata

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This tab provides relevant information on the SDG indicators - such as the political target, the primary responsible organisation (custodian agency) and a link to the global metadata. The global metadata is provided by the Uited Nations Statistics Division.


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

Indicator name

Proportion of municipal solid waste collected and managed in controlled facilities out of total municipal waste generated, by cities

Tier category

Tier II

Custodian agency

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

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