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Appendix S12: Waste to Tip Face, 21–27 February 2008

General waste to tip face,
21–27 February 2008
% of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 8.5% (±2.0%) 68
Multi-material/other 1.6% (±0.8%) 13
Subtotal 10.1% (±2.2%) 81
Plastics Recyclable 0.8% (±0.2%) 6
Multi-material/other 14.4% (±3.7%) 116
Subtotal 15.2% (±3.8%) 122
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 13.9% (±3.7%) 111
Green waste 7.2% (±1.7%) 58
Multi-material/other 2.2% (±0.6%) 18
Subtotal 23.2% (±4.9%) 187
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.3% (±0.6%) 18
Multi-material/other 3.5% (±0.9%) 28
Subtotal 5.8% (±1.2%) 46
Non-ferrous metals   0.7% (±0.2%) 5
Glass Recyclable 13.4% (±6.9%) 107
Multi-material/other 1.0% (±0.3%) 8
Subtotal 14.3% (±6.9%) 115
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.4% (±0.3%) 11
Multi-material/other 5.4% (±1.9%) 43
Subtotal 6.8% (±2.0%) 54
Nappies and sanitary   3.4% (±0.9%) 27
Rubble Concrete 0.7% (±0.3%) 6
Other 2.6% (±0.8%) 21
Subtotal 3.4% (±1.0%) 27
Timber Unpainted and untreated 5.5% (±2.9%) 45
Fabricated 4.0% (±1.8%) 32
Multi-material/other 5.0% (±1.9%) 40
Subtotal 14.6% (±3.8%) 117
Rubber   0.9% (±0.4%) 7
Potentially hazardous   1.6% (±1.0%) 13
  Total 100%   802

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,
21–27 February 2008
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 1.9% 9.1% 2.9% 6.4%
Multi-material/other 1.1% 1.8% 0.0% 0.7%
Subtotal 3.0% 10.9% 2.9% 7.1%
Plastics Recyclable 0.1% 0.9% 0.0% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 4.7% 15.6% 1.3% 11.6%
Subtotal 4.8% 16.4% 1.3% 12.4%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.5% 15.7% 0.2% 3.3%
Green waste 7.6% 3.3% 84.6% 9.3%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.2%
Subtotal 8.1% 21.5% 84.9% 12.8%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 6.2% 1.9% 0.5% 6.6%
Multi-material/other 0.8% 3.0% 0.2% 13.6%
Subtotal 7.0% 5.0% 0.7% 20.2%
Non-ferrous metals   0.2% 0.7% 0.0% 0.9%
Glass Recyclable 0.1% 15.3% 0.0% 0.9%
Multi-material/other 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 2.9%
Subtotal 1.0% 16.2% 0.0% 3.8%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.0% 1.4% 0.1% 2.8%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 5.5% 0.6% 9.0%
Subtotal 1.0% 6.9% 0.7% 11.8%
Nappies and sanitary   0.2% 3.8% 0.1% 0.7%
Rubble Concrete 4.9% 0.6% 0.0% 0.7%
Other 28.7% 1.7% 2.7% 4.1%
Subtotal 33.6% 2.3% 2.7% 4.8%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 9.3% 5.8% 1.3% 2.8%
Fabricated 1.5% 3.6% 0.0% 14.7%
Multi-material/other 29.8% 4.4% 1.0% 6.0%
Subtotal 40.6% 13.8% 2.3% 23.6%
Rubber   0.1% 0.8% 4.3% 0.8%
Potentially hazardous   0.5% 1.7% 0.0% 1.3%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

General waste to tip face, by vehicle type,
21–27 February 2008
Compactor Front-loader truck Gantry truck Huka truck Other truck
Paper Recyclable 11.7% 12.1% 6.0% 3.7% 3.8%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 1.9% 0.6% 1.9% 1.7%
Subtotal 12.7% 14.0% 6.5% 5.5% 5.5%
Plastics Recyclable 1.0% 0.9% 1.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Multi-material/other 14.1% 18.1% 10.8% 14.1% 5.2%
Subtotal 15.1% 19.1% 11.9% 14.3% 5.8%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 33.0% 21.4% 5.1% 5.8% 2.5%
Green waste 4.0% 3.7% 12.6% 2.0% 21.7%
Multi-material/other 3.6% 3.6% 0.7% 1.0% 0.3%
Subtotal 40.6% 28.7% 18.4% 8.7% 24.5%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.6% 2.0% 4.1% 0.5% 3.6%
Multi-material/other 2.6% 3.1% 7.4% 0.7% 3.7%
Subtotal 4.1% 5.1% 11.5% 1.2% 7.3%
Non-ferrous metals   1.0% 0.9% 0.4% 0.2% 0.5%
Glass Recyclable 4.2% 5.5% 3.2% 55.0% 2.1%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 1.0% 1.2% 0.2% 1.7%
Subtotal 5.2% 6.5% 4.4% 55.3% 3.8%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 2.0% 1.9% 1.1% 0.5% 0.8%
Multi-material/other 3.1% 4.2% 8.4% 1.3% 12.8%
Subtotal 5.1% 6.0% 9.5% 1.8% 13.6%
Nappies and sanitary   7.8% 5.3% 1.0% 1.4% 0.6%
Rubble Concrete 0.6% 0.9% 1.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 1.6% 2.1% 6.5% 0.5% 2.6%
Subtotal 2.1% 3.0% 7.7% 0.7% 2.8%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 2.8% 6.0% 4.4% 1.3% 12.6%
Fabricated 1.0% 1.6% 7.0% 0.2% 16.4%
Multi-material/other 0.6% 2.0% 10.7% 7.7% 6.0%
Subtotal 4.3% 9.5% 22.0% 9.3% 35.0%
Rubber   1.0% 0.9% 1.1% 1.3% 0.3%
Potentially hazardous   1.0% 0.9% 5.7% 0.2% 0.3%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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