12.4.2 Hazardous waste generated per capita, proportion of hazardous waste treated and by type of treatment
The indicator includes hazardous generated, hazardous waste generated by type (including e-waste as a sub-indicator) and the proportion of hazardous waste treated. For the e-waste sub-category, United Nations University is a co-custodian. Chemicals are part of everyday life as there are over 140,000 different substances used in all economic sectors globally. Their benefits are many and so too are their potential to adversely impact human health and the environment if not properly managed. The detailed metadata is shown in this document.