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Appendix G6: Transfer Pit Waste, 1–7 December 2007

Transfer pit waste, 1–7 December 2007 % of total
(± 95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 7.1% (±1.0%) 15
Multi-material/other 0.6% (±0.2%) 1
Subtotal 7.7% (±1.1%) 17
Plastics Recyclable 0.4% (±0.3%) 1
Multi-material/other 5.2% (±0.7%) 11
Subtotal 5.6% (±0.8%) 12
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 2.7% (±0.5%) 6
Green waste 13.5% (±2.8%) 29
Multi-material/other 0.3% (±0.1%) 1
Subtotal 16.4% (±2.8%) 35
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.9% (±0.8%) 6
Multi-material/other 5.9% (±1.5%) 13
Subtotal 8.8% (±1.8%) 19
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% (±0.1%) 1
Glass Recyclable 0.8% (±0.2%) 2
Multi-material/other 2.5% (±1.2%) 5
Subtotal 3.3% (±1.2%) 7
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.6% (±1.1%) 6
Multi-material/other 7.8% (±2.9%) 17
Subtotal 10.4% (±3.1%) 22
Nappies and sanitary   0.8% (±0.2%) 2
Rubble Concrete 1.3% (±1.2%) 3
Other 10.6% (±3.3%) 23
Subtotal 11.9% (±3.6%) 26
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.4% (±1.6%) 5
Fabricated 10.7% (±2.4%) 23
Multi-material/other 19.9% (±4.2%) 43
Subtotal 33.0% (±5.1%) 71
Rubber   1.2% (±0.7%) 3
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.1%) 1
  Total 100%   215

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 December 2007
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 2.2% 12.9% 2.6% 9.8%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 0.8% 0.1% 0.8%
Subtotal 2.8% 13.7% 2.7% 10.5%
Plastics Recyclable 0.5% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 1.9% 7.9% 2.2% 7.3%
Subtotal 2.4% 8.1% 2.2% 7.8%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.1% 1.9% 0.9% 5.0%
Green waste 2.6% 5.4% 58.6% 6.6%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.3% 0.1% 0.5%
Subtotal 2.7% 7.6% 59.6% 12.1%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.8% 2.6% 0.3% 4.6%
Multi-material/other 2.8% 6.6% 1.4% 9.0%
Subtotal 4.6% 9.2% 1.7% 13.6%
Non-ferrous metals   0.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0.7%
Glass Recyclable 0.2% 0.6% 0.5% 1.3%
Multi-material/other 1.4% 5.0% 0.3% 3.2%
Subtotal 1.6% 5.5% 0.8% 4.5%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.0% 5.9% 0.0% 4.0%
Multi-material/other 0.4% 13.0% 1.6% 12.7%
Subtotal 0.4% 18.9% 1.6% 16.7%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 0.8% 0.2% 1.5%
Rubble Concrete 3.6% 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Other 21.5% 2.4% 20.5% 3.3%
Subtotal 25.1% 2.5% 20.8% 3.9%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 5.9% 2.4% 0.9% 0.8%
Fabricated 7.1% 13.1% 2.7% 14.8%
Multi-material/other 46.9% 13.7% 5.6% 11.0%
Subtotal 59.9% 29.2% 9.3% 26.6%
Rubber   0.0% 3.3% 0.9% 1.4%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 0.7% 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, 1–7 December 2007 Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 17.6% 6.9% 5.9%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 0.7% 0.6%
Subtotal 18.7% 7.6% 6.5%
Plastics Recyclable 0.5% 0.7% 0.4%
Multi-material/other 10.3% 7.6% 4.5%
Subtotal 10.8% 8.3% 4.9%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 14.9% 0.0% 1.4%
Green waste 13.3% 6.7% 13.8%
Multi-material/other 1.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Subtotal 29.4% 6.7% 15.3%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.3% 4.8% 2.9%
Multi-material/other 3.2% 10.3% 6.0%
Subtotal 5.5% 15.1% 9.0%
Non-ferrous metals   0.8% 0.7% 0.4%
Glass Recyclable 1.1% 1.8% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 4.7% 2.8% 2.3%
Subtotal 5.8% 4.5% 3.0%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.8% 5.1% 2.5%
Multi-material/other 5.4% 11.2% 7.9%
Subtotal 8.2% 16.4% 10.4%
Nappies and sanitary   3.7% 0.0% 0.5%
Rubble Concrete 1.3% 0.7% 1.3%
Other 2.8% 2.2% 11.8%
Subtotal 4.1% 2.9% 13.1%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.2% 2.8% 2.5%
Fabricated 5.0% 10.5% 11.4%
Multi-material/other 5.1% 22.4% 21.5%
Subtotal 11.3% 35.7% 35.4%
Rubber   1.2% 1.8% 1.2%
Potentially hazardous   0.5% 0.5% 0.4%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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