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Appendix M5: Overall Residual Waste, 6–12 August 2007

Overall residual waste, 6–12 August 2007 % of total Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 9.9% 8.7
Multi-material/other 3.3% 2.9
Subtotal 13.2% 11.6
Plastics Recyclable 2.4% 2.1
Multi-material/other 9.5% 8.4
Subtotal 12.0% 10.5
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 16.9% 14.8
Green waste 5.4% 4.7
Multi-material/other 1.7% 1.5
Subtotal 24.0% 21.1
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 5.2% 4.6
Multi-material/other 2.2% 2.0
Subtotal 7.4% 6.6
Non-ferrous metals   0.8% 0.7
Glass Recyclable 4.4% 3.9
Multi-material/other 0.8% 0.7
Subtotal 5.2% 4.6
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.3% 2.0
Multi-material/other 2.5% 2.2
Subtotal 4.7% 4.1
Nappies and sanitary   6.1% 5.4
Rubble Concrete 4.6% 4.1
Other 4.9% 4.3
Subtotal 9.5% 8.4
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.7% 0.6
Fabricated 5.1% 4.5
Multi-material/other 9.8% 8.6
Subtotal 15.7% 13.8
Rubber   0.3% 0.3
Potentially hazardous   1.0% 0.8
  Total 100% 88.0

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