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Appendix M2: General Waste, 6–12 August 2007

General waste, 6–12 August 2007 % of total
(±  95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 5.2% (±1.6%) 2.2
Multi-material/other 3.5% (±1.3%) 1.5
Subtotal 8.7% (±2.3%) 3.7
Plastics Recyclable 1.4% (±0.7%) 0.6
Multi-material/other 7.3% (±2.5%) 3.1
Subtotal 8.7% (±2.7%) 3.7
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 3.1% (±1.4%) 1.3
Green waste 7.5% (±3.0%) 3.2
Multi-material/other 0.8% (±0.6%) 0.4
Subtotal 11.4% (±3.5%) 4.9
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 6.3% (±2.6%) 2.7
Multi-material/other 3.5% (±2.1%) 1.5
Subtotal 9.7% (±4.1%) 4.1
Non-ferrous metals   0.9% (±0.4%) 0.4
Glass Recyclable 3.0% (±1.3%) 1.3
Multi-material/other 1.2% (±0.8%) 0.5
Subtotal 4.2% (±1.7%) 1.8
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.4% (±0.7%) 0.6
Multi-material/other 2.6% (±1.9%) 1.1
Subtotal 4.0% (±2.3%) 1.7
Nappies and sanitary   0.7% (±0.2%) 0.3
Rubble Concrete 8.7% (±6.3%) 3.7
Other 9.9% (±7.5%) 4.2
Subtotal 18.6% (±9.8%) 7.9
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.3% (±0.8%) 0.6
Fabricated 10.5% (±4.8%) 4.5
Multi-material/other 19.5% (±10.9%) 8.3
Subtotal 31.3% (±12.4%) 13.3
Rubber   0.5% (±0.2%) 0.2
Potentially hazardous   1.2% (±0.7%) 0.5
  Total 100%   42.5

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.