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Appendix G9: Transfer Pit Waste, 1–7 March 2008

Transfer pit waste, 1–7 March 2008 % of total
(± 95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 8.7% (±1.6%) 13
Multi-material/other 0.7% (±0.3%) 1
Subtotal 9.4% (±1.6%) 14
Plastics Recyclable 0.5% (±0.3%) 1
Multi-material/other 6.6% (±1.0%) 10
Subtotal 7.1% (±1.1%) 10
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 2.6% (±0.6%) 4
Green waste 6.3% (±2.2%) 9
Multi-material/other 0.3% (±0.1%) 0
Subtotal 9.3% (±2.2%) 14
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.0% (±1.0%) 4
Multi-material/other 4.8% (±1.6%) 7
Subtotal 7.7% (±2.0%) 11
Non-ferrous metals   0.7% (±0.2%) 1
Glass Recyclable 1.3% (±0.5%) 2
Multi-material/other 4.1% (±3.0%) 6
Subtotal 5.4% (±3.0%) 8
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.8% (±1.7%) 4
Multi-material/other 8.7% (±2.8%) 13
Subtotal 11.6% (±3.6%) 17
Nappies and sanitary   1.0% (±0.4%) 1
Rubble Concrete 0.4% (±0.3%) 1
Other 16.5% (±7.0%) 24
Subtotal 16.9% (±7.0%) 25
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.3% (±0.6%) 2
Fabricated 12.3% (±3.4%) 18
Multi-material/other 16.3% (±4.6%) 24
Subtotal 29.9% (±5.8%) 44
Rubber   0.6% (±0.5%) 1
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.1%) 1
  Total 100%   146

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.

 

Transfer pit waste, by activity source,
1–7 March 2008
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 3.3% 14.6% 1.1% 10.1%
Multi-material/other 0.7% 1.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Subtotal 4.0% 15.6% 1.2% 10.8%
Plastics Recyclable 0.0% 0.8% 0.1% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 3.4% 8.7% 0.7% 8.2%
Subtotal 3.4% 9.5% 0.8% 8.9%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.1% 1.4% 1.4% 4.6%
Green waste 1.3% 1.6% 40.3% 6.9%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.5%
Subtotal 1.4% 3.2% 42.0% 12.0%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.6% 3.1% 1.0% 3.9%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 6.8% 0.0% 6.7%
Subtotal 2.4% 9.9% 1.0% 10.5%
Non-ferrous metals   0.3% 0.6% 0.0% 1.0%
Glass Recyclable 0.1% 1.3% 0.5% 2.1%
Multi-material/other 0.9% 11.8% 0.0% 3.2%
Subtotal 1.0% 13.1% 0.5% 5.3%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.3% 7.2% 0.1% 2.8%
Multi-material/other 2.0% 4.3% 0.7% 15.1%
Subtotal 2.3% 11.4% 0.8% 17.9%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 1.4% 0.3% 1.5%
Rubble Concrete 0.8% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4%
Other 41.9% 4.1% 50.0% 3.8%
Subtotal 42.7% 4.1% 50.4% 4.2%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.0% 0.4% 0.0% 1.3%
Fabricated 3.2% 20.6% 0.0% 15.3%
Multi-material/other 37.2% 8.2% 3.0% 10.0%
Subtotal 42.4% 29.2% 3.1% 26.7%
Rubber   0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.6%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.6%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer pit waste, by vehicle type,
1–7 March 2008
Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 24.9% 4.8% 7.3%
Multi-material/other 1.4% 0.7% 0.6%
Subtotal 26.3% 5.5% 7.9%
Plastics Recyclable 0.6% 0.2% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 15.3% 6.7% 5.6%
Subtotal 15.9% 6.9% 6.1%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 15.3% 0.3% 1.4%
Green waste 5.2% 1.1% 7.1%
Multi-material/other 1.5% 0.0% 0.2%
Subtotal 22.0% 1.5% 8.7%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.7% 4.5% 2.8%
Multi-material/other 1.9% 9.9% 4.5%
Subtotal 4.6% 14.4% 7.3%
Non-ferrous metals   0.5% 0.7% 0.7%
Glass Recyclable 2.9% 0.4% 1.3%
Multi-material/other 2.6% 1.4% 4.6%
Subtotal 5.4% 1.8% 5.9%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.4% 7.5% 2.5%
Multi-material/other 5.6% 10.4% 8.9%
Subtotal 7.0% 17.9% 11.3%
Nappies and sanitary   4.0% 0.1% 0.8%
Rubble Concrete 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
Other 2.4% 7.7% 19.1%
Subtotal 2.5% 7.9% 19.6%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.2% 0.6% 1.5%
Fabricated 4.7% 24.3% 11.8%
Multi-material/other 6.1% 18.1% 17.3%
Subtotal 11.0% 43.0% 30.6%
Rubber   0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Potentially hazardous   0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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