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Appendix M4: General Waste, by Vehicle Type, 6–12 August 2007

General waste, by vehicle type,
6–12 August 2007
Car Gantry truck Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 9.2% 4.2% 3.3% 5.7%
Multi-material/other 3.2% 2.9% 5.7% 2.9%
Subtotal 12.3% 7.1% 9.0% 8.6%
Plastics Recyclable 1.9% 1.3% 0.6% 1.4%
Multi-material/other 12.6% 7.8% 5.8% 5.5%
Subtotal 14.5% 9.2% 6.4% 6.8%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 10.3% 1.8% 7.2% 0.9%
Green waste 9.5% 2.8% 0.3% 14.1%
Multi-material/other 0.9% 0.7% 2.4% 0.5%
Subtotal 20.7% 5.3% 9.9% 15.4%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 6.5% 8.8% 2.2% 4.9%
Multi-material/other 4.3% 5.5% 4.9% 0.7%
Subtotal 10.8% 14.3% 7.0% 5.6%
Non-ferrous metals   1.6% 1.2% 0.8% 0.3%
Glass Recyclable 5.1% 2.7% 2.1% 2.2%
Multi-material/other 1.6% 1.5% 0.7% 1.0%
Subtotal 6.7% 4.2% 2.8% 3.1%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.6% 2.1% 0.4% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 3.1% 3.0% 1.0% 2.7%
Subtotal 4.7% 5.1% 1.4% 3.5%
Nappies and sanitary   3.8% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Rubble Concrete 2.3% 12.5% 3.6% 8.6%
Other 4.0% 3.3% 13.2% 17.9%
Subtotal 6.2% 15.8% 16.8% 26.5%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.9% 1.5% 0.5% 1.5%
Fabricated 7.8% 15.5% 4.5% 8.2%
Multi-material/other 8.8% 18.3% 39.8% 18.6%
Subtotal 17.5% 35.3% 44.8% 28.2%
Rubber   0.2% 0.9% 0.3% 0.1%
Potentially hazardous   1.0% 1.4% 0.5% 1.4%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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