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Appendix G7: General Waste to Disposal Face, 1–7 December 2007

General waste to disposal face,
1–7 December 2007
% of total
(± 95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 8.1% (±3.7%) 32
Multi-material/other 0.6% (±0.3%) 2
Subtotal 8.7% (±4.0%) 35
Plastics Recyclable 1.3% (±0.9%) 5
Multi-material/other 4.2% (±1.9%) 17
Subtotal 5.5% (±2.4%) 22
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 3.0% (±2.1%) 12
Green waste 10.5% (±3.2%) 42
Multi-material/other 0.5% (±0.4%) 2
Subtotal 14.1% (±4.1%) 57
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.8% (±0.8%) 7
Multi-material/other 1.5% (±0.6%) 6
Subtotal 3.3% (±1.1%) 13
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% (±0.2%) 2
Glass Recyclable 7.3% (±5.3%) 29
Multi-material/other 0.3% (±0.2%) 1
Subtotal 7.6% (±5.4%) 30
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.8% (±0.5%) 3
Multi-material/other 1.7% (±0.7%) 7
Subtotal 2.5% (±1.1%) 10
Nappies and sanitary   0.8% (±0.6%) 3
Rubble Concrete 9.6% (±6.9%) 38
Other 29.8% (±11.4%) 119
Subtotal 39.3% (±12.7%) 158
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.3% (±1.5%) 9
Fabricated 2.5% (±1.0%) 10
Multi-material/other 11.0% (±4.2%) 44
Subtotal 15.8% (±5.0%) 63
Rubber   1.7% (±1.6%) 7
Potentially hazardous   0.3% (±0.2%) 1
  Total 100%   401

Notes: Totals/subtotals may not sum exactly due to rounding. Where the margin of error is greater than the number itself, the lower limit is zero.

 

General waste to disposal face, by activity source, 1–7 December 2007 C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 0.5% 18.8% 0.3% 4.4%
Multi-material/other 0.1% 1.3% 0.0% 0.5%
Subtotal 0.6% 20.1% 0.3% 4.9%
Plastics Recyclable 0.0% 3.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Multi-material/other 1.7% 8.8% 0.2% 2.7%
Subtotal 1.7% 11.8% 0.2% 2.9%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.0% 7.4% 0.0% 0.8%
Green waste 2.6% 1.4% 29.3% 19.6%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.1%
Subtotal 2.7% 10.0% 29.3% 20.5%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.5% 1.7% 0.1% 6.2%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 1.8% 0.1% 6.7%
Subtotal 3.5% 3.5% 0.2% 12.9%
Non-ferrous metals   0.1% 0.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Glass Recyclable 0.0% 18.1% 0.0% 0.4%
Multi-material/other 0.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.9%
Subtotal 0.1% 18.6% 0.0% 1.3%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 1.6%
Multi-material/other 0.4% 2.3% 0.1% 8.5%
Subtotal 0.5% 3.8% 0.1% 10.1%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Rubble Concrete 33.6% 1.0% 0.6% 5.7%
Other 23.3% 13.0% 68.2% 5.1%
Subtotal 57.0% 14.0% 68.8% 10.7%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 4.4% 2.8% 0.1% 1.1%
Fabricated 2.6% 2.4% 0.2% 10.3%
Multi-material/other 26.8% 5.5% 0.6% 23.1%
Subtotal 33.7% 10.7% 0.9% 34.6%
Rubber   0.0% 4.1% 0.0% 0.5%
Potentially hazardous   0.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.6%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

Note: Totals/subtotals may not sum exactly due to rounding.

 

General waste to disposal face, by vehicle type, 1–7 December 2007 Front-loader truck Gantry truck Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 16.8% 12.1% 0.9% 5.0%
Multi-material/other 1.6% 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
Subtotal 18.4% 12.9% 1.0% 5.5%
Plastics Recyclable 1.3% 2.2% 0.1% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 17.1% 3.3% 2.0% 6.5%
Subtotal 18.4% 5.6% 2.1% 7.0%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 15.6% 0.4% 2.9% 21.5%
Green waste 3.3% 12.7% 9.4% 22.0%
Multi-material/other 4.3% 0.0% 0.2% 1.5%
Subtotal 23.2% 13.1% 12.5% 45.0%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.1% 2.7% 0.7% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 3.5% 1.1% 1.1% 31.0%
Subtotal 5.6% 3.7% 1.8% 31.5%
Non-ferrous metals   1.1% 0.6% 0.1% 0.5%
Glass Recyclable 5.6% 13.4% 0.1% 1.0%
Multi-material/other 1.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5%
Subtotal 6.9% 13.7% 0.2% 1.5%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 3.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.0%
Multi-material/other 4.8% 1.6% 1.0% 1.0%
Subtotal 8.0% 1.9% 1.7% 2.0%
Nappies and sanitary   6.0% 0.1% 0.4% 5.0%
Rubble Concrete 1.1% 11.0% 10.1% 0.0%
Other 2.1% 17.0% 53.2% 0.5%
Subtotal 3.2% 28.0% 63.4% 0.5%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 3.3% 1.7% 2.9% 0.0%
Fabricated 2.2% 3.1% 1.9% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 1.6% 15.5% 7.9% 0.0%
Subtotal 7.1% 20.2% 12.7% 0.5%
Rubber   1.1% 0.1% 3.9% 0.5%
Potentially hazardous   1.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

Note: Totals/subtotals may not sum exactly due to rounding.