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Appendix M6: General Waste, 20–26 November 2007

General waste, 20–26 November 2007 % of total
(±  95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 4.7% (±1.5%) 2.1
Multi-material/other 1.5% (±0.8%) 0.7
Subtotal 6.2% (±1.8%) 2.8
Plastics Recyclable 1.2% (±0.5%) 0.5
Multi-material/other 8.3% (±4.2%) 3.8
Subtotal 9.5% (±4.3%) 4.3
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 2.1% (±0.5%) 1.0
Green waste 3.0% (±2.3%) 1.3
Multi-material/other 0.4% (±0.3%) 0.2
Subtotal 5.5% (±2.5%) 2.5
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 5.7% (±2.6%) 2.6
Multi-material/other 4.4% (±2.5%) 2.0
Subtotal 10.1% (±4.3%) 4.6
Non-ferrous metals   0.7% (±0.3%) 0.3
Glass Recyclable 1.7% (±1.0%) 0.8
Multi-material/other 2.0% (±1.2%) 0.9
Subtotal 3.7% (±1.7%) 1.6
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.9% (±1.0%) 0.8
Multi-material/other 3.5% (±2.4%) 1.6
Subtotal 5.4% (±2.9%) 2.4
Nappies and sanitary   0.7% (±0.1%) 0.3
Rubble Concrete 11.1% (±8.7%) 5.0
Other 17.9% (±11.7%) 8.1
Subtotal 29.0% (±18.3%) 13.1
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.2% (±0.9%) 0.5
Fabricated 7.7% (±4.3%) 3.5
Multi-material/other 19.5% (±8.9%) 8.8
Subtotal 28.4% (±10.8%) 12.8
Rubber   0.4% (±0.3%) 0.2
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.3%) 0.2
  Total 100%   45.1

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.