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Appendix G3: Transfer Pit Waste, 6–12 August 2007

Transfer pit waste, 6–12 August 2007 % of total
(± 95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 6.5% (±1.2%) 15
Multi-material/other 1.0% (±0.4%) 2
Subtotal 7.5% (±1.2%) 17
Plastics Recyclable 0.5% (±0.2%) 1
Multi-material/other 5.2% (±0.9%) 12
Subtotal 5.7% (±0.9%) 13
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 1.4% (±0.4%) 3
Green waste 10.3% (±2.3%) 23
Multi-material/other 0.2% (±0.0%) 0
Subtotal 11.8% (±2.4%) 26
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.0% (±0.8%) 7
Multi-material/other 6.3% (±1.3%) 14
Subtotal 9.2% (±1.7%) 21
Non-ferrous metals   0.3% (±0.1%) 1
Glass Recyclable 0.8% (±0.2%) 2
Multi-material/other 2.2% (±0.9%) 5
Subtotal 2.9% (±0.9%) 7
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.8% (±0.6%) 4
Multi-material/other 10.5% (±2.8%) 23
Subtotal 12.3% (±2.9%) 28
Nappies and sanitary   0.5% (±0.2%) 1
Rubble Concrete 1.5% (±2.0%) 3
Other 13.2% (±4.0%) 29
Subtotal 14.7% (±4.8%) 33
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.7% (±0.4%) 2
Fabricated 12.5% (±2.6%) 28
Multi-material/other 20.4% (±4.5%) 46
Subtotal 33.6% (±5.2%) 75
Rubber   0.9% (±0.6%) 2
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.2%) 1
  Total 100%   224

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,
6–12 August 2007
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 1.4% 22.5% 1.2% 6.6%
Multi-material/other 0.9% 2.8% 0.2% 0.9%
Subtotal 2.3% 25.2% 1.4% 7.4%
Plastics Recyclable 0.2% 1.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 0.9% 13.0% 0.9% 6.4%
Subtotal 1.1% 14.2% 1.0% 7.1%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 2.2%
Green waste 1.0% 3.9% 53.8% 8.4%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Subtotal 1.0% 5.1% 55.1% 10.9%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.4% 2.5% 0.2% 3.8%
Multi-material/other 1.3% 10.1% 0.1% 9.0%
Subtotal 3.7% 12.6% 0.3% 12.9%
Non-ferrous metals   0.1% 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
Glass Recyclable 0.0% 1.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Multi-material/other 1.5% 3.2% 0.2% 2.6%
Subtotal 1.5% 4.3% 0.4% 3.8%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.1% 1.8% 0.1% 3.1%
Multi-material/other 3.1% 8.1% 0.5% 16.4%
Subtotal 3.2% 9.9% 0.6% 19.5%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 0.6% 0.4% 0.8%
Rubble Concrete 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
Other 25.7% 5.9% 32.6% 5.0%
Subtotal 29.6% 5.9% 32.6% 6.0%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.4% 0.6% 0.0% 0.5%
Fabricated 11.1% 6.6% 0.0% 16.7%
Multi-material/other 44.6% 11.7% 7.8% 12.5%
Subtotal 57.1% 18.9% 7.8% 29.7%
Rubber   0.3% 2.5% 0.0% 1.1%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 0.7% 0.1% 0.5%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer pit waste, by vehicle type, 6–12 August 2007 Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 15.4% 0.8% 6.2%
Multi-material/other 1.4% 3.4% 0.9%
Subtotal 16.9% 4.2% 7.1%
Plastics Recyclable 0.7% 0.2% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 11.4% 7.2% 4.7%
Subtotal 12.0% 7.3% 5.2%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 9.2% 0.0% 0.9%
Green waste 16.0% 2.8% 10.3%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 0.0% 0.1%
Subtotal 26.0% 2.8% 11.3%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.0% 6.9% 2.8%
Multi-material/other 6.8% 10.7% 6.0%
Subtotal 8.8% 17.6% 8.8%
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Glass Recyclable 2.1% 0.7% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 3.0% 7.7% 1.8%
Subtotal 5.1% 8.4% 2.5%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 3.6% 0.8% 1.8%
Multi-material/other 5.1% 9.8% 10.9%
Subtotal 8.7% 10.6% 12.7%
Nappies and sanitary   2.3% 0.0% 0.4%
Rubble Concrete 0.1% 0.0% 1.7%
Other 1.0% 19.7% 13.7%
Subtotal 1.0% 19.7% 15.4%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.2% 0.0% 0.8%
Fabricated 9.3% 13.6% 12.7%
Multi-material/other 6.0% 15.2% 21.7%
Subtotal 15.4% 28.8% 35.1%
Rubber   1.3% 0.0% 0.9%
Potentially hazardous   2.0% 0.3% 0.3%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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