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Appendix S3: Transfer Station Waste, 18–24 August 2007

Transfer station general waste,
18–24 August 2007
% of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 4.2% (±0.6%) 18
Multi-material/other 0.7% (±0.3%) 3
Subtotal 4.9% (±0.7%) 21
Plastics Recyclable 0.3% (±0.1%) 1
Multi-material/other 5.7% (±0.8%) 24
Subtotal 6.0% (±0.8%) 25
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 2.3% (±0.5%) 10
Green waste 31.6% (±3.7%) 132
Multi-material/other 0.3% (±0.1%) 1
Subtotal 34.2% (±3.7%) 143
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.5% (±0.7%) 15
Multi-material/other 3.1% (±0.8%) 13
Subtotal 6.6% (±1.2%) 28
Non-ferrous metals   0.3% (±0.1%) 1
Glass Recyclable 0.4% (±0.1%) 2
Multi-material/other 1.1% (±0.3%) 5
Subtotal 1.5% (±0.4%) 6
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.8% (±0.2%) 3
Multi-material/other 4.5% (±1.2%) 19
Subtotal 5.3% (±1.2%) 22
Nappies and sanitary   0.6% (±0.1%) 2
Rubble Concrete 4.6% (±2.1%) 19
Other 11.0% (±3.3%) 46
Subtotal 15.6% (±3.9%) 65
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.7% (±0.9%) 7
Fabricated 9.5% (±1.7%) 40
Multi-material/other 10.0% (±2.3%) 42
Subtotal 21.2% (±3.1%) 89
Rubber   3.0% (±1.5%) 13
Potentially hazardous   0.7% (±0.4%) 3
  Total 100%   418

Notes: Totals/subtotals may not sum exactly due to rounding. In those instances where the margin of error is greater than the number itself, the lower limit is zero.

 

Transfer station waste, by activity source,
18–24 August 2007
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 0.8% 10.9% 0.2% 7.1%
Multi-material/other 0.4% 2.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Subtotal 1.3% 13.7% 0.3% 7.9%
Plastics Recyclable 0.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 3.0% 13.3% 0.6% 9.1%
Subtotal 3.0% 13.7% 0.6% 9.6%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.2% 3.0% 0.2% 4.8%
Green waste 3.8% 7.3% 78.4% 13.6%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.6%
Subtotal 4.0% 10.7% 78.6% 18.9%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.8% 3.9% 0.4% 6.3%
Multi-material/other 0.9% 3.8% 0.2% 6.2%
Subtotal 3.7% 7.6% 0.6% 12.5%
Non-ferrous metals   0.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.4%
Glass Recyclable 0.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 2.7% 0.0% 1.7%
Subtotal 0.8% 3.5% 0.0% 2.5%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.1% 1.1% 0.1% 1.7%
Multi-material/other 3.6% 4.0% 0.1% 8.6%
Subtotal 3.7% 5.1% 0.2% 10.3%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 1.2%
Rubble Concrete 19.5% 0.1% 1.2% 1.7%
Other 17.8% 1.9% 17.2% 5.2%
Subtotal 37.3% 2.1% 18.5% 6.9%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 5.2% 0.8% 0.0% 1.6%
Fabricated 7.1% 7.5% 0.2% 18.7%
Multi-material/other 32.7% 7.9% 0.7% 7.6%
Subtotal 45.1% 16.2% 0.9% 27.8%
Rubber   0.1% 23.6% 0.1% 1.2%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 2.6% 0.3% 0.7%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer station general waste, by vehicle type,
18–24 August 2007
Car Trailer
Paper Recyclable 12.6% 3.2%
Multi-material/other 1.5% 0.6%
Subtotal 14.1% 3.8%
Plastics Recyclable 0.7% 0.2%
Multi-material/other 11.0% 5.0%
Subtotal 11.7% 5.2%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 9.9% 1.4%
Green waste 23.9% 32.3%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 0.2%
Subtotal 34.9% 33.9%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.3% 3.6%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 3.3%
Subtotal 4.3% 6.9%
Non-ferrous metals   0.5% 0.3%
Glass Recyclable 1.4% 0.3%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 1.1%
Subtotal 2.0% 1.5%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.4% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 3.3% 4.6%
Subtotal 4.7% 5.4%
Nappies and sanitary   2.3% 0.4%
Rubble Concrete 0.1% 5.1%
Other 6.4% 11.4%
Subtotal 6.5% 16.5%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.5% 1.7%
Fabricated 7.1% 9.7%
Multi-material/other 8.5% 10.1%
Subtotal 17.1% 21.5%
Rubber   0.2% 3.3%
Potentially hazardous   1.7% 1.3%
  Total 100% 100%

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