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Appendix K14: General Waste, 29 May–4 June 2008

General waste, 29 May–4 June 2008 % of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 6.7 (±1.8) 0.8
Multi-material/other 1.9 (±0.4) 0.2
Subtotal 8.6 (±2.0) 1.0
Plastics Recyclable 1.5 (±0.5) 0.2
Multi-material/other 10.3 (±1.9) 1.2
Subtotal 11.8 (±2.2) 1.4
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 11.7 (±2.6) 1.4
Green waste 2.7 (±1.5) 0.3
Multi-material/other 6.0 (±5.0) 0.7
Subtotal 20.4 (±5.8) 2.5
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.7 (±0.9) 0.3
Multi-material/other 2.6 (±0.7) 0.3
Subtotal 5.3 (±1.3) 0.6
Non-ferrous metals   0.8 (±0.3) 0.1
Glass Recyclable 6.7 (±3.8) 0.8
Multi-material/other 2.4 (±0.8) 0.3
Subtotal 9.2 (±3.8) 1.1
Textiles Clothing/textiles 3.0 (±1.0) 0.4
Multi-material/other 7.4 (±5.1) 0.9
Subtotal 10.4 (±5.2) 1.3
Nappies and sanitary   8.5 (±1.9) 1.0
Rubble Concrete 0.9 (±0.7) 0.1
Other 10.1 (±7.3) 1.2
Subtotal 11.0 (±7.4) 1.3
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.3 (±2.2) 0.3
Fabricated 5.5 (±2.1) 0.7
Multi-material/other 3.2 (±1.0) 0.4
Subtotal 10.9 (±3.6) 1.3
Rubber   1.4 (±0.8) 0.2
Potentially hazardous   1.6 (±0.4) 0.2
  Total 100   12.1

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.