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Appendix K10: General Waste, 21–27 February 2008

General waste, 21–27 February 2008 % of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 7.5 (±1.2) 1.5
Multi-material/other 3.4 (±0.9) 0.7
Subtotal 10.9 (±1.7) 2.2
Plastics Recyclable 1.6 (±0.3) 0.3
Multi-material/other 10.5 (±1.9) 2.1
Subtotal 12.0 (±2.1) 2.5
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 16.2 (±3.5) 3.3
Green waste 11.8 (±6.7) 2.4
Multi-material/other 3.9 (±1.1) 0.8
Subtotal 31.9 (±8.0) 6.5
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.7 (±0.7) 0.5
Multi-material/other 2.6 (±0.9) 0.5
Subtotal 5.3 (±1.3) 1.1
Non-ferrous metals   1.1 (±0.4) 0.2
Glass Recyclable 5.1 (±1.5) 1.0
Multi-material/other 1.5 (±0.4) 0.3
Subtotal 6.6 (±1.5) 1.3
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.7 (±0.6) 0.6
Multi-material/other 2.9 (±0.9) 0.6
Subtotal 5.6 (±1.3) 1.2
Nappies and sanitary   8.5 (±1.6) 1.7
Rubble Concrete 0.4 (±0.4) 0.1
Other 4.5 (±3.5) 0.9
Subtotal 4.8 (±3.5) 1.0
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.8 (±3.9) 0.6
Fabricated 5.3 (±2.2) 1.1
Multi-material/other 2.7 (±0.9) 0.6
Subtotal 10.9 (±6.0) 2.2
Rubber   1.0 (±0.6) 0.2
Potentially hazardous   1.3 (±0.3) 0.3
  Total 100   20.5

Notes: Totals/subtotals may not sum exactly due to rounding. In those instance where the margin of error is greater than the number itself, the lower limit is zero.