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Appendix K6: General Waste, 21–27 November 2007

General waste, 21–27 November 2007 % of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 7.3 (±1.6) 1.4
Multi-material/other 3.2 (±1.3) 0.6
Subtotal 10.4 (±2.7) 1.9
Plastics Recyclable 1.9 (±0.6) 0.4
Multi-material/other 13.5 (±3.7) 2.5
Subtotal 15.4 (±4.0) 2.9
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 17.0 (±4.4) 3.2
Green waste 4.0 (±2.6) 0.7
Multi-material/other 3.9 (±1.0) 0.7
Subtotal 24.8 (±5.9) 4.6
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.6 (±0.7) 0.5
Multi-material/other 2.5 (±1.0) 0.5
Subtotal 5.0 (±1.5) 0.9
Non-ferrous metals   0.8 (±0.2) 0.2
Glass Recyclable 4.3 (±1.6) 0.8
Multi-material/other 1.9 (±0.8) 0.3
Subtotal 6.1 (±1.9) 1.1
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.8 (±1.3) 0.5
Multi-material/other 3.5 (±1.2) 0.7
Subtotal 6.3 (±2.1) 1.2
Nappies and sanitary   8.5 (±1.6) 1.6
Rubble Concrete 1.7 (±1.2) 0.3
Other 7.3 (±3.4) 1.4
Subtotal 8.9 (±3.7) 1.7
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.2 (±1.5) 0.4
Fabricated 4.4 (±2.3) 0.8
Multi-material/other 4.1 (±1.3) 0.8
Subtotal 10.8 (±3.9) 2.0
Rubber   1.1 (±0.5) 0.2
Potentially hazardous   1.7 (±0.8) 0.3
  Total 100   18.7

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.