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Appendix M10: General Waste, 12–18 February 2008

General waste, 12–18 February 2008 % of total
(±  95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 5.7% (±1.6%) 2.2
Multi-material/other 2.7% (±1.1%) 1.0
Subtotal 8.4% (±2.2%) 3.2
Plastics Recyclable 1.6% (±0.6%) 0.6
Multi-material/other 7.1% (±2.0%) 2.7
Subtotal 8.7% (±2.3%) 3.3
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 3.1% (±0.9%) 1.2
Green waste 2.0% (±1.1%) 0.8
Multi-material/other 0.3% (±0.1%) 0.1
Subtotal 5.4% (±1.5%) 2.1
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 6.9% (±3.6%) 2.7
Multi-material/other 4.4% (±1.9%) 1.7
Subtotal 11.3% (±4.9%) 4.3
Non-ferrous metals   0.7% (±0.3%) 0.3
Glass Recyclable 4.0% (±3.6%) 1.5
Multi-material/other 0.7% (±0.4%) 0.3
Subtotal 4.7% (±3.7%) 1.8
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.2% (±1.0%) 0.8
Multi-material/other 5.1% (±3.2%) 2.0
Subtotal 7.3% (±3.5%) 2.8
Nappies and sanitary   1.2% (±0.4%) 0.5
Rubble Concrete 21.9% (±13.7%) 8.4
Other 3.6% (±1.7%) 1.4
Subtotal 25.4% (±13.9%) 9.8
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.5% (±3.8%) 0.9
Fabricated 8.6% (±4.6%) 3.3
Multi-material/other 13.5% (±4.6%) 5.2
Subtotal 24.5% (±7.8%) 9.4
Rubber   1.2% (±1.5%) 0.5
Potentially hazardous   1.1% (±0.6%) 0.4
  Total 100%   38.4

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.