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Appendix M14: General Waste, 5–11 May 2008

General waste, 5–11 May 2008 % of total
(±  95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 3.6% (±1.5%) 1.5
Multi-material/other 5.1% (±6.0%) 2.1
Subtotal 8.8% (±6.2%) 3.6
Plastics Recyclable 1.0% (±0.6%) 0.4
Multi-material/other 11.1% (±8.8%) 4.6
Subtotal 12.1% (±9.3%) 5.0
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 1.8% (±0.4%) 0.8
Green waste 5.9% (±2.8%) 2.4
Multi-material/other 7.7% (±14.3%) 3.2
Subtotal 15.5% (±14.5%) 6.4
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.1% (±1.3%) 0.9
Multi-material/other 3.2% (±2.0%) 1.3
Subtotal 5.4% (±3.0%) 2.2
Non-ferrous metals   0.5% (±0.4%) 0.2
Glass Recyclable 1.8% (±1.0%) 0.7
Multi-material/other 1.2% (±1.3%) 0.5
Subtotal 2.9% (±1.7%) 1.2
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.9% (±0.5%) 0.4
Multi-material/other 2.7% (±1.8%) 1.1
Subtotal 3.6% (±2.1%) 1.5
Nappies and sanitary   0.6% (±0.1%) 0.3
Rubble Concrete 14.2% (±18.3%) 5.8
Other 18.4% (±16.5%) 7.6
Subtotal 32.6% (±25.3%) 13.4
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.7% (±3.0%) 1.1
Fabricated 11.3% (±7.6%) 4.6
Multi-material/other 3.2% (±2.2%) 1.3
Subtotal 17.2% (±8.7%) 7.1
Rubber   0.4% (±0.3%) 0.2
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.2%) 0.2
  Total 100%   41.2

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.