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Appendix G5: Overall Waste, 6–12 August 2007

Overall waste to landfill, 6–12 August 2007 Including cover material Excluding cover material
% of total Tonnes/week % of total Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 1.7% 57 6.4% 57
Multi-material/other 0.2% 8 0.9% 8
Subtotal 2.0% 65 7.3% 65
Plastics Recyclable 0.2% 5 0.6% 5
Multi-material/other 1.8% 58 6.5% 58
Subtotal 1.9% 63 7.1% 63
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 2.2% 72 8.2% 72
Green waste 2.0% 66 7.5% 66
Multi-material/other 1.2% 39 4.5% 39
Subtotal 5.4% 177 20.1% 177
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 0.6% 20 2.3% 20
Multi-material/other 0.7% 23 2.6% 23
Subtotal 1.3% 43 4.8% 43
Non-ferrous metals   0.1% 3 0.4% 3
Glass Recyclable 0.4% 14 1.6% 14
Multi-material/other 0.8% 28 3.1% 28
Subtotal 1.3% 42 4.7% 42
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.3% 10 1.1% 10
Multi-material/other 1.0% 34 3.9% 34
Subtotal 1.3% 44 5.0% 44
Nappies and sanitary   0.4% 14 1.6% 14
Rubble Concrete 1.5% 49 5.6% 49
Other 77.6% 2,557 16.7% 148
Subtotal 79.1% 2,606 22.3% 197
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.2% 7 0.7% 7
Fabricated 1.4% 45 5.1% 45
Multi-material/other 2.3% 77 8.7% 77
Subtotal 3.9% 128 14.5% 128
Rubber   0.1% 3 0.3% 3
Potentially hazardous   3.2% 106 12.0% 106
  Total 100% 3,293 100% 884

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