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Appendix G13: General Waste to Disposal Face, 25–31 May 2008

General waste to disposal face,
25–31 May 2008
% of total
(± 95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 2.3% (±1.3%) 23
Multi-material/other 0.7% (±0.4%) 7
Subtotal 3.0% (±1.6%) 30
Plastics Recyclable 0.9% (±0.8%) 9
Multi-material/other 2.4% (±1.6%) 24
Subtotal 3.3% (±2.1%) 32
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.5% (±0.6%) 5
Green waste 6.5% (±4.1%) 65
Multi-material/other 0.6% (±0.8%) 6
Subtotal 7.7% (±4.2%) 76
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 0.9% (±0.4%) 9
Multi-material/other 0.5% (±0.2%) 5
Subtotal 1.4% (±0.5%) 14
Non-ferrous metals   0.2% (±0.1%) 2
Glass Recyclable 2.9% (±2.8%) 29
Multi-material/other 0.1% (±0.1%) 1
Subtotal 3.1% (±2.8%) 30
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.5% (±0.5%) 5
Multi-material/other 0.7% (±0.4%) 7
Subtotal 1.1% (±0.8%) 11
Nappies and sanitary   0.2% (±0.2%) 2
Rubble Concrete 5.7% (±4.4%) 57
Other 67.0% (±20.1%) 668
Subtotal 72.6% (±20.1%) 725
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.9% (±1.2%) 19
Fabricated 2.0% (±1.2%) 20
Multi-material/other 3.3% (±1.9%) 33
Subtotal 7.3% (±2.9%) 72
Rubber   0.1% (±0.1%) 1
Potentially hazardous   0.1% (±0.1%) 1
  Total 100%   998

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, 25–31 May 2008
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 0.5% 11.7% 0.0% 4.5%
Multi-material/other 0.2% 3.8% 0.0% 0.5%
Subtotal 0.7% 15.5% 0.0% 5.0%
Plastics Recyclable 0.1% 4.9% 0.0% 0.4%
Multi-material/other 0.5% 12.7% 0.0% 3.2%
Subtotal 0.6% 17.6% 0.0% 3.6%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.0% 3.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Green waste 2.2% 1.0% 9.4% 17.2%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Subtotal 2.2% 7.6% 9.4% 17.4%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.3% 2.2% 0.0% 8.0%
Multi-material/other 0.3% 1.1% 0.0% 7.7%
Subtotal 1.6% 3.3% 0.1% 15.7%
Non-ferrous metals   0.1% 0.9% 0.0% 0.6%
Glass Recyclable 0.0% 17.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 1.5%
Subtotal 0.0% 17.5% 0.0% 1.9%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.1% 1.9% 0.0% 4.1%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 1.8% 0.0% 6.8%
Subtotal 0.9% 3.8% 0.0% 10.9%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Rubble Concrete 23.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Other 52.4% 20.4% 89.6% 5.7%
Subtotal 75.8% 20.6% 90.0% 6.5%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 7.2% 1.2% 0.0% 3.1%
Fabricated 2.1% 5.8% 0.1% 19.5%
Multi-material/other 8.5% 4.7% 0.3% 12.7%
Subtotal 17.8% 11.7% 0.4% 35.2%
Rubber   0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 2.2%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.9%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

General waste to disposal face,
by vehicle type, 25–31 May 2008
Compactor Front-loader truck Gantry truck Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 11.8% 14.8% 5.0% 0.2% 4.9%
Multi-material/other 16.8% 1.1% 1.6% 0.0% 0.2%
Subtotal 28.6% 15.8% 6.6% 0.2% 5.0%
Plastics Recyclable 5.7% 1.1% 1.5% 0.0% 0.2%
Multi-material/other 11.5% 12.1% 5.6% 0.1% 4.4%
Subtotal 17.2% 13.2% 7.1% 0.1% 4.6%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 12.7% 14.5% 0.1% 0.0% 0.9%
Green waste 5.7% 4.2% 2.3% 8.9% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 4.2% 1.3% 0.0% 14.5%
Subtotal 19.6% 23.0% 3.7% 8.9% 16.2%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.5% 2.1% 2.3% 0.1% 2.4%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 3.2% 1.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Subtotal 4.7% 5.3% 3.3% 0.2% 3.0%
Non-ferrous metals   3.4% 1.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Glass Recyclable 11.5% 4.7% 4.6% 0.0% 1.1%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 1.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Subtotal 12.6% 5.8% 4.9% 0.0% 1.3%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.3% 2.1% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 5.3% 1.4% 0.2% 0.8%
Subtotal 3.4% 7.4% 1.7% 0.6% 1.1%
Nappies and sanitary   3.4% 4.7% 0.1% 0.0% 1.1%
Rubble Concrete 0.0% 1.1% 11.8% 3.2% 0.2%
Other 1.1% 3.2% 46.6% 83.1% 15.8%
Subtotal 1.1% 4.2% 58.4% 86.3% 16.0%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.1% 5.3% 4.2% 0.5% 31.9%
Fabricated 1.1% 3.7% 4.5% 0.8% 0.2%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 8.5% 4.8% 2.3% 18.7%
Subtotal 3.4% 17.4% 13.5% 3.6% 50.8%
Rubber   1.1% 1.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Potentially hazardous   1.1% 1.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.4%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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