Step-by-step instructions

This report provides information on Biennial/Jurisdiction Review status, diversion rates, disposal rates and waste diversion program implementation for California jurisdictions. Information can be requested for any county within California, specific geographic areas, or the entire state. Users can obtain customized reports by selecting different criteria such as geographic location, report year, diversion rate range, disposal rate, and/or Biennial/Jurisdiction Review status.

Step 1. Select a report year

  • Select a year from the "Report Year" drop-down menu.

Step 2. Select how to view the diversion rate or disposal rate data geographically

View data by county

  • For geographic criteria, select "By California County."
  • Select the county you wish to view in the "California County" drop-down menu.

View data by region

  • For geographic criteria, select "By Geographic Area."
  • Select the region you wish to view in the "Geographic Area" drop-down menu.

View data for the entire state

  • For geographic criteria, select "By Geographic Area."
  • Select "Entire State" in the "Geographic Area" drop-down menu.

Step 3A. For Report Years 1995 through 2006, select a diversion rate range and/or Biennial Review status

  • Select the criteria for sorting a report, including the diversion rate range and/or the biennial review status.
  • You can limit your search by one or both of these factors.

Diversion rate range

  • Select a diversion rate range from the "Diversion Rate Range" drop-down menu, or select "All Diversion Rates" to view all diversion rates for a jurisdiction.  Six diversion rate ranges are available, including the "No Rate" option.  Choosing "No Rate" displays all the jurisdictions that could not determine a diversion rate due to inaccurate base-year data, a Board-approved base year that is later than the report year, or other issues.

Biennial Review status

  • Select a Biennial Review status from the "Biennial Review Status" drop-down menu, or select "All Review Status" to view all status types.

Step 3B. For Report Years 2007 and beyond, select either the Disposal Rate Achievement or the Jurisdiction Review Status button.

Disposal Rate Achievement

  • Select a Disposal Rate Achievement status from the "Disposal Rate Achievement" drop-down menu. Selecting either "Met Target" or "Did Not Meet Target"; will produce an additional drop-down menu. Here, you must select "Population", "Employment", or "Both".

Jurisdiction Review Status

  • Select a Jurisdiction Review Status from the "Jurisdiction Review Status" drop-down menu.

Step 4. Run the report

  • If you wish to clear any options selected in the report and show the default selections, select "Reset". 
  • Select "Go" to generate a report. The report displays a list of jurisdictions, the diversion or disposal rate for that year, Biennial/Jurisdiction Review status, and the number of waste diversion programs implemented by the jurisdiction. Select Biennial/Jurisdiction Review status definitions for detailed descriptions of the types of Biennial/Jurisdiction Review status codes.

Get more detail about a diversion rate

  • To view final diversion rate calculation data for a Report Year, select a jurisdiction's Biennial Review status.

Calculate a diversion rate

  • By selecting the Biennial Review status "Preliminary Data: Worksheet Calculation (ability to change amounts)," a jurisdiction can calculate their diversion rate. For more information about calculating diversion rates, see on-line diversion rate measurement instructions.

Get more detail about a disposal rate

  • To view final disposal rate calculation data for a Report Year, select the jurisdiction name from the list.

View a jurisdiction's waste diversion programs

  • To view the waste diversion programs implemented by a jurisdiction for a Report Year, select the number of programs implemented by a jurisdiction. For more information about waste diversion programs, see the Diversion Programs System.

OK, I'm ready to run a report!