California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

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California's Estimated Statewide Diversion Rates Since 1989

This graph shows historical statewide estimated diversion rates for California. 1989 through 2007 diversion rates are calculated using the Adjustment Method (old system). 2007 and later diversion rate equivalents are from the new Per Capita Disposal and Goal Measurement system.

The same data in the above graph is shown below in a table format.

Year Historical
Diversion Rates
Resident-Based
Diversion Rate Equivalent
Employee-Based
Diversion Rate Equivalent
1989 10%    
1990 17%    
1991 20%    
1992 21%    
1993 24%    
1994 25%    
1995 28%    
1996 31%    
1997 32%    
1998 33%    
1999 37%    
2000 42%    
2001 44%    
2002 48%    
2003 47%    
2004 48%    
2005 52%    
2006 54%    
2007 58% 54% 56%
2008   59% 59%
2009   65% 62%
2010   65% 63%
2011   65% 64%
2012   66% 65%

Source

Disposal

  • CalRecycle's Disposal Reporting System

Population

  • California Department of Finance

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Last updated: June 17, 2013
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