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Appendix G12: Transfer Pit Waste, 25–31 May 2008

Transfer pit waste, 25–31 May 2008 % of total
(± 95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 10.0% (±1.6%) 15
Multi-material/other 1.1% (±0.5%) 2
Subtotal 11.1% (±1.7%) 17
Plastics Recyclable 0.3% (±0.1%) 0
Multi-material/other 7.4% (±1.1%) 11
Subtotal 7.7% (±1.1%) 12
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 2.9% (±0.7%) 4
Green waste 5.7% (±2.1%) 9
Multi-material/other 0.3% (±0.1%) 0
Subtotal 8.9% (±2.2%) 13
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.4% (±1.0%) 5
Multi-material/other 3.7% (±1.1%) 5
Subtotal 7.1% (±1.6%) 11
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% (±0.2%) 1
Glass Recyclable 1.3% (±0.8%) 2
Multi-material/other 2.6% (±2.1%) 4
Subtotal 3.9% (±2.2%) 6
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.8% (±2.1%) 4
Multi-material/other 11.7% (±4.0%) 17
Subtotal 14.5% (±4.6%) 22
Nappies and sanitary   0.9% (±0.3%) 1
Rubble Concrete 0.6% (±0.6%) 1
Other 11.4% (±3.8%) 17
Subtotal 12.0% (±4.1%) 18
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.3% (±0.7%) 2
Fabricated 9.8% (±2.8%) 15
Multi-material/other 20.8% (±5.0%) 31
Subtotal 31.9% (±5.8%) 48
Rubber   1.1% (±0.5%) 2
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.1%) 1
  Total 100%   149

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,
25–31 May 2008
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 3.6% 17.6% 2.4% 11.8%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 1.5% 0.5% 1.0%
Subtotal 4.7% 19.0% 2.9% 12.8%
Plastics Recyclable 0.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.4%
Multi-material/other 2.9% 12.5% 2.1% 8.9%
Subtotal 3.0% 12.9% 2.1% 9.3%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.2% 2.8% 1.0% 5.1%
Green waste 2.2% 1.2% 54.4% 5.2%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.4% 0.1% 0.4%
Subtotal 2.5% 4.5% 55.5% 10.8%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.3% 2.7% 0.1% 4.2%
Multi-material/other 0.4% 3.1% 1.9% 6.5%
Subtotal 3.7% 5.8% 1.9% 10.6%
Non-ferrous metals   0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.6%
Glass Recyclable 0.2% 1.3% 0.1% 2.2%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 7.7% 1.5% 2.2%
Subtotal 0.2% 8.9% 1.6% 4.4%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.0% 9.0% 0.0% 2.2%
Multi-material/other 7.0% 14.1% 0.0% 15.2%
Subtotal 7.0% 23.1% 0.1% 17.4%
Nappies and sanitary   0.1% 1.9% 0.2% 1.2%
Rubble Concrete 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Other 24.0% 1.8% 23.9% 5.4%
Subtotal 25.6% 1.9% 23.9% 5.7%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.6% 0.6% 2.7% 1.2%
Fabricated 4.5% 13.7% 0.0% 12.8%
Multi-material/other 46.5% 6.1% 6.9% 10.7%
Subtotal 52.5% 20.4% 9.6% 24.7%
Rubber   0.4% 0.7% 2.0% 1.7%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 0.5% 0.1% 0.6%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer pit waste, by vehicle type,
25–31 May 2008
Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 19.1% 13.5% 8.5%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Subtotal 20.1% 13.7% 9.7%
Plastics Recyclable 0.7% 0.2% 0.3%
Multi-material/other 12.8% 6.1% 6.7%
Subtotal 13.5% 6.3% 7.0%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 13.0% 0.0% 1.6%
Green waste 6.6% 0.2% 5.9%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Subtotal 20.7% 0.2% 7.7%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.4% 0.7% 3.5%
Multi-material/other 3.4% 7.4% 3.5%
Subtotal 6.8% 8.1% 7.1%
Non-ferrous metals   0.5% 0.2% 0.4%
Glass Recyclable 2.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Multi-material/other 2.1% 2.5% 2.7%
Subtotal 4.1% 2.6% 3.9%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.3% 33.6% 1.4%
Multi-material/other 12.6% 7.3% 11.7%
Subtotal 14.9% 40.9% 13.1%
Nappies and sanitary   3.1% 0.0% 0.7%
Rubble Concrete 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Other 3.0% 1.8% 13.1%
Subtotal 3.2% 2.0% 13.8%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.1% 0.7% 1.3%
Fabricated 4.4% 11.1% 10.5%
Multi-material/other 6.1% 10.0% 23.4%
Subtotal 11.6% 21.8% 35.3%
Rubber   0.9% 3.1% 1.0%
Potentially hazardous   0.5% 1.2% 0.4%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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