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Appendix S11: Transfer Station Waste, 21–27 February 2008

Transfer station general waste,
21–27 February 2008
% of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 4.0% (±0.7%) 23
Multi-material/other 0.5% (±0.2%) 3
Subtotal 4.5% (±0.7%) 25
Plastics Recyclable 0.3% (±0.1%) 2
Multi-material/other 4.2% (±0.5%) 24
Subtotal 4.6% (±0.5%) 26
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 3.7% (±0.8%) 21
Green waste 38.7% (±4.0%) 220
Multi-material/other 0.7% (±0.5%) 4
Subtotal 43.1% (±4.0%) 245
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.9% (±0.8%) 16
Multi-material/other 3.7% (±0.6%) 21
Subtotal 6.5% (±1.0%) 37
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% (±0.1%) 2
Glass Recyclable 0.7% (±0.2%) 4
Multi-material/other 1.2% (±0.6%) 7
Subtotal 1.9% (±0.6%) 11
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.7% (±0.1%) 4
Multi-material/other 4.0% (±1.2%) 23
Subtotal 4.7% (±1.2%) 27
Nappies and sanitary   0.9% (±0.2%) 5
Rubble Concrete 2.5% (±1.3%) 14
Other 7.7% (±1.9%) 44
Subtotal 10.2% (±2.3%) 58
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.7% (±0.7%) 9
Fabricated 6.5% (±1.2%) 37
Multi-material/other 12.1% (±2.2%) 69
Subtotal 20.2% (±2.6%) 115
Rubber   2.5% (±1.5%) 14
Potentially hazardous   0.4% (±0.2%) 2
  Total 100%   568

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,
21–27 February 2008
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 1.3% 6.8% 0.2% 8.8%
Multi-material/other 0.2% 2.6% 0.0% 0.7%
Subtotal 1.4% 9.4% 0.3% 9.5%
Plastics Recyclable 0.1% 0.8% 0.0% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 2.1% 6.9% 0.4% 8.8%
Subtotal 2.2% 7.7% 0.5% 9.5%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.3% 4.5% 0.5% 8.7%
Green waste 2.4% 2.8% 83.3% 9.8%
Multi-material/other 0.1% 0.4% 0.6% 1.0%
Subtotal 2.7% 7.6% 84.4% 19.5%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 5.9% 3.7% 0.2% 4.5%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 1.6% 0.4% 9.1%
Subtotal 6.5% 5.3% 0.6% 13.5%
Non-ferrous metals   0.2% 1.1% 0.0% 0.7%
Glass Recyclable 0.1% 3.0% 0.1% 1.3%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 4.7% 0.1% 1.8%
Subtotal 0.9% 7.6% 0.2% 3.1%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 1.8%
Multi-material/other 2.2% 11.8% 0.5% 7.2%
Subtotal 2.2% 12.3% 0.5% 9.0%
Nappies and sanitary   0.0% 1.4% 0.1% 2.2%
Rubble Concrete 8.3% 0.0% 2.2% 1.1%
Other 18.0% 3.9% 8.1% 3.9%
Subtotal 26.3% 3.9% 10.3% 4.9%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 5.6% 0.2% 0.0% 2.2%
Fabricated 5.8% 3.2% 0.5% 14.1%
Multi-material/other 45.8% 7.9% 2.6% 10.0%
Subtotal 57.3% 11.3% 3.1% 26.3%
Rubber   0.0% 30.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Potentially hazardous   0.2% 1.5% 0.0% 0.8%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer station general waste, by vehicle type,
21–27 February 2008
Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 8.9% 0.7% 3.4%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
Subtotal 9.7% 0.8% 3.8%
Plastics Recyclable 0.6% 0.1% 0.3%
Multi-material/other 6.6% 0.9% 3.9%
Subtotal 7.2% 1.0% 4.3%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 11.0% 3.0% 2.8%
Green waste 34.9% 55.5% 39.1%
Multi-material/other 1.5% 0.2% 0.5%
Subtotal 47.4% 58.7% 42.4%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.0% 4.2% 2.8%
Multi-material/other 3.0% 3.0% 3.8%
Subtotal 6.0% 7.2% 6.6%
Non-ferrous metals   0.7% 0.1% 0.3%
Glass Recyclable 1.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 0.7% 0.1% 1.2%
Subtotal 1.6% 0.2% 1.9%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.9% 0.1% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 3.4% 24.1% 4.0%
Subtotal 4.4% 24.2% 4.6%
Nappies and sanitary   2.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Rubble Concrete 1.4% 0.0% 2.7%
Other 2.6% 0.1% 8.4%
Subtotal 4.0% 0.1% 11.1%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 0.5% 0.0% 1.8%
Fabricated 6.6% 6.9% 6.4%
Multi-material/other 8.5% 0.0% 12.6%
Subtotal 15.6% 6.9% 20.9%
Rubber   0.1% 0.1% 2.9%
Potentially hazardous   0.6% 0.1% 0.4%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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