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Information on total annual waste diversion, broken down by stream (landfill, recycling, organics, reuse) and sector (single family home, multifamily home, commercial).

Note: the total waste diversion rate can vary significantly year to year due to major construction projects and unpredictable events such as natural disasters.

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Data and Resources

Format Title and Description
Waste Diversion Data

Waste Diversion Data

Waste Diversion data, broken down by stream and sector.

Waste Diversion Data Dictionary

Waste Diversion Data Dictionary

Areas of Inquiry

Use the information below to explore possible uses for this dataset.

How do different sectors impact waste management? Which sectors produce or divert the most waste? How do rates of recycling and organics account for the percent of total waste over the years?


Maintained By Lauren Markram
Author Lauren Markram
Update Frequency Annually
Department Climate Initiatives
Categories Environment and Public Land
Sustainability Framework Category Environmentally Sustainable Community
License Creative Commons CCZero This material is Open Data
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