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Appendix K2: General Waste, 17–23 September 2007

General waste, 17–23 September 2007 % of total
(
±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 4.7 (±1.2) 0.5
Multi-material/other 4.1 (±1.0) 0.5
Subtotal 8.9 (±1.8) 1.0
Plastics Recyclable 2.0 (±0.7) 0.2
Multi-material/other 9.6 (±1.8) 1.1
Subtotal 11.6 (±2.3) 1.3
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 14.0 (±4.0) 1.6
Green waste 7.5 (±3.8) 0.9
Multi-material/other 3.0 (±0.9) 0.3
Subtotal 24.5 (±5.6) 2.8
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 4.0 (±2.1) 0.5
Multi-material/other 2.5 (±1.0) 0.3
Subtotal 6.5 (±2.4) 0.7
Non-ferrous metals   0.8 (±0.4) 0.1
Glass Recyclable 2.7 (±0.8) 0.3
Multi-material/other 1.9 (±0.8) 0.2
Subtotal 4.6 (±1.2) 0.5
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.7 (±0.7) 0.2
Multi-material/other 5.8 (±3.9) 0.7
Subtotal 7.6 (±4.3) 0.9
Nappies and sanitary   6.2 (±1.7) 0.7
Rubble Concrete 1.1 (±0.7) 0.1
Other 12.8 (±10.3) 1.5
Subtotal 13.9 (±10.4) 1.6
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.8 (±1.1) 0.2
Fabricated 3.9 (±2.2) 0.4
Multi-material/other 7.4 (±4.2) 0.8
Subtotal 13.1 (±6.3) 1.5
Rubber   1.2 (±0.8) 0.1
Potentially hazardous   1.2 (±0.7) 0.1
  Total 100   11.5

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.