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Appendix S7: Transfer Station Waste, 23–29 November 2007

Transfer station general waste,
23–29 November 2007
% of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 4.7% (±0.6%) 22
Multi-material/other 0.5% (±0.2%) 2
Subtotal 5.2% (±0.6%) 24
Plastics Recyclable 0.3% (±0.0%) 2
Multi-material/other 4.6% (±0.5%) 21
Subtotal 4.9% (±0.5%) 23
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 4.4% (±0.9%) 20
Green waste 41.0% (±3.8%) 191
Multi-material/other 0.4% (±0.1%) 2
Subtotal 45.9% (±3.7%) 214
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.0% (±0.4%) 9
Multi-material/other 4.1% (±0.7%) 19
Subtotal 6.1% (±0.8%) 28
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% (±0.2%) 2
Glass Recyclable 0.8% (±0.2%) 4
Multi-material/other 1.4% (±0.4%) 7
Subtotal 2.2% (±0.4%) 10
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.0% (±0.2%) 5
Multi-material/other 4.4% (±1.0%) 20
Subtotal 5.4% (±1.0%) 25
Nappies and sanitary   1.1% (±0.2%) 5
Rubble Concrete 1.3% (±0.7%) 6
Other 8.6% (±2.2%) 40
Subtotal 9.9% (±2.3%) 46
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.6% (±0.8%) 7
Fabricated 7.0% (±1.1%) 32
Multi-material/other 7.8% (±1.5%) 36
Subtotal 16.4% (±2.0%) 76
Rubber   2.3% (±1.3%) 11
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.1%) 2
  Total 100%   466

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,
23–29 November 2007
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 1.9% 6.8% 0.7% 9.7%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 2.5% 0.0% 0.7%
Subtotal 2.5% 9.3% 0.8% 10.4%
Plastics Recyclable 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 2.3% 7.0% 0.6% 9.3%
Subtotal 2.3% 7.7% 0.7% 10.0%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.1% 5.0% 0.6% 9.9%
Green waste 5.0% 2.1% 83.0% 11.7%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.5% 0.1% 1.0%
Subtotal 5.2% 7.6% 83.6% 22.6%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.5% 2.0% 0.4% 4.0%
Multi-material/other 2.2% 3.7% 0.3% 9.0%
Subtotal 3.7% 5.7% 0.7% 13.0%
Non-ferrous metals   0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.6%
Glass Recyclable 0.1% 2.9% 0.1% 1.3%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 3.6% 0.2% 2.5%
Subtotal 1.2% 6.5% 0.3% 3.8%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.0% 0.9% 0.1% 2.3%
Multi-material/other 3.2% 9.8% 0.6% 8.0%
Subtotal 3.2% 10.7% 0.7% 10.3%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 1.1% 0.1% 2.4%
Rubble Concrete 5.8% 0.1% 1.0% 0.5%
Other 26.8% 5.4% 9.2% 2.9%
Subtotal 32.6% 5.5% 10.2% 3.4%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 7.8% 0.6% 0.1% 1.6%
Fabricated 4.5% 8.5% 0.7% 14.5%
Multi-material/other 36.7% 4.9% 2.0% 5.9%
Subtotal 49.0% 14.1% 2.8% 22.0%
Rubber   0.0% 29.5% 0.1% 0.7%
Potentially hazardous   0.3% 0.5% 0.0% 0.7%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer station general waste, by vehicle type,
23–29 November 2007
Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 10.9% 5.3% 3.8%
Multi-material/other 0.5% 0.9% 0.5%
Subtotal 11.3% 6.1% 4.4%
Plastics Recyclable 0.6% 0.9% 0.3%
Multi-material/other 7.1% 13.6% 4.2%
Subtotal 7.7% 14.5% 4.5%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 11.8% 0.0% 3.4%
Green waste 30.9% 0.9% 42.6%
Multi-material/other 1.3% 0.0% 0.3%
Subtotal 44.1% 0.9% 46.3%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.2% 6.1% 2.0%
Multi-material/other 4.3% 13.2% 4.0%
Subtotal 6.5% 19.3% 6.0%
Non-ferrous metals   0.3% 0.9% 0.4%
Glass Recyclable 1.2% 0.9% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 1.6% 3.5% 1.4%
Subtotal 2.8% 4.4% 2.1%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.0% 3.5% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 4.0% 8.8% 4.4%
Subtotal 6.0% 12.3% 5.2%
Nappies and sanitary   2.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Rubble Concrete 0.3% 0.9% 1.4%
Other 2.7% 4.4% 9.5%
Subtotal 3.0% 5.3% 10.9%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.6% 3.5% 1.7%
Fabricated 7.5% 26.7% 6.8%
Multi-material/other 6.6% 4.4% 8.0%
Subtotal 14.7% 34.6% 16.5%
Rubber   0.3% 0.9% 2.6%
Potentially hazardous   0.5% 0.9% 0.3%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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