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Appendix S4: Waste to Tip Face, 18–24 August 2007

General waste to tip face,
18–24 August 2007
% of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 8.4% (±1.8%) 82
Multi-material/other 1.7% (±0.5%) 17
Subtotal 10.1% (±1.9%) 99
Plastics Recyclable 1.5% (±0.5%) 15
Multi-material/other 18.2% (±4.2%) 178
Subtotal 19.7% (±4.4%) 192
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 14.0% (±3.4%) 137
Green waste 3.8% (±1.1%) 37
Multi-material/other 2.4% (±0.7%) 23
Subtotal 20.1% (±4.5%) 196
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.3% (±0.7%) 32
Multi-material/other 2.7% (±0.5%) 26
Subtotal 6.0% (±1.0%) 58
Non-ferrous metals   1.1% (±0.3%) 10
Glass Recyclable 5.0% (±1.5%) 49
Multi-material/other 0.9% (±0.4%) 9
Subtotal 6.0% (±1.6%) 58
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.9% (±1.3%) 29
Multi-material/other 3.0% (±0.8%) 30
Subtotal 6.0% (±1.6%) 58
Nappies and sanitary   3.2% (±0.8%) 31
Rubble Concrete 0.6% (±0.1%) 6
Other 4.9% (±2.6%) 48
Subtotal 5.5% (±2.6%) 54
Timber Unpainted and untreated 4.9% (±2.1%) 48
Fabricated 7.4% (±2.5%) 72
Multi-material/other 4.8% (±1.7%) 47
Subtotal 17.1% (±3.4%) 167
Rubber   2.4% (±1.7%) 23
Potentially hazardous   2.8% (±1.4%) 28
  Total 100%   976

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.

 

General waste to tip face, by activity source,
18–24 August 2007
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 0.7% 9.5% 0.0% 5.3%
Multi-material/other 3.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.8%
Subtotal 3.6% 11.2% 0.0% 6.1%
Plastics Recyclable 0.1% 1.7% 0.0% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 3.6% 18.9% 0.0% 11.1%
Subtotal 3.8% 20.6% 0.1% 11.9%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 1.0% 15.9% 0.1% 3.1%
Green waste 0.0% 2.6% 77.6% 6.3%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.3%
Subtotal 1.0% 21.2% 77.7% 9.7%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 6.7% 2.9% 0.6% 5.5%
Multi-material/other 0.5% 2.8% 0.6% 12.0%
Subtotal 7.2% 5.7% 1.1% 17.5%
Non-ferrous metals   0.2% 1.2% 0.0% 0.8%
Glass Recyclable 0.3% 5.9% 0.0% 0.9%
Multi-material/other 1.6% 0.9% 0.0% 2.9%
Subtotal 1.9% 6.8% 0.0% 3.8%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.2% 3.3% 0.0% 2.9%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 3.2% 0.4% 9.1%
Subtotal 0.7% 6.5% 0.4% 12.0%
Nappies and sanitary   0.1% 3.7% 0.0% 0.8%
Rubble Concrete 0.3% 0.7% 0.0% 0.7%
Other 23.0% 3.5% 14.3% 6.8%
Subtotal 23.3% 4.1% 14.3% 7.5%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 4.6% 4.4% 0.0% 5.7%
Fabricated 1.6% 5.7% 2.6% 18.0%
Multi-material/other 50.9% 2.9% 3.8% 4.7%
Subtotal 57.1% 13.0% 6.4% 28.4%
Rubber   0.4% 2.7% 0.0% 0.7%
Potentially hazardous   0.7% 3.2% 0.0% 0.8%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

General waste to tip face, by vehicle type,
18–24 August 2007
Compactor Front-loader truck Gantry truck Huka truck Other truck
Paper Recyclable 12.7% 12.5% 5.0% 2.7% 2.0%
Multi-material/other 1.3% 1.8% 2.8% 1.8% 0.6%
Subtotal 14.0% 14.3% 7.8% 4.5% 2.6%
Plastics Recyclable 1.5% 1.6% 0.8% 2.3% 1.4%
Multi-material/other 14.2% 18.1% 11.5% 26.4% 13.2%
Subtotal 15.8% 19.7% 12.3% 28.7% 14.6%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 20.9% 21.8% 4.3% 6.6% 2.2%
Green waste 3.4% 3.5% 3.0% 0.6% 7.2%
Multi-material/other 3.1% 3.8% 1.0% 0.6% 0.3%
Subtotal 27.3% 29.2% 8.4% 7.7% 9.7%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.6% 1.9% 5.7% 7.1% 2.7%
Multi-material/other 2.5% 2.9% 3.1% 0.5% 3.6%
Subtotal 4.1% 4.9% 8.8% 7.5% 6.3%
Non-ferrous metals   0.9% 0.9% 0.3% 3.8% 0.5%
Glass Recyclable 5.0% 5.4% 0.9% 15.3% 1.4%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 1.2% 1.3% 0.2% 0.5%
Subtotal 5.8% 6.6% 2.2% 15.5% 2.0%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.9% 1.8% 0.9% 0.3% 11.6%
Multi-material/other 3.5% 3.6% 4.1% 0.9% 1.7%
Subtotal 5.4% 5.4% 4.9% 1.2% 13.4%
Nappies and sanitary   5.2% 5.2% 0.8% 0.9% 0.5%
Rubble Concrete 0.8% 0.9% 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Other 1.7% 2.0% 13.3% 13.7% 3.1%
Subtotal 2.4% 2.9% 13.6% 13.9% 3.3%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 3.8% 4.4% 3.6% 1.4% 7.7%
Fabricated 0.9% 1.0% 8.4% 3.3% 21.3%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 3.6% 18.0% 11.1% 7.0%
Subtotal 5.4% 8.9% 30.0% 15.8% 36.0%
Rubber   12.8% 1.0% 0.4% 0.2% 8.4%
Potentially hazardous   0.9% 1.0% 10.5% 0.4% 2.8%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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