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Appendix S15: Transfer Station Waste, 17–23 May 2008

Transfer station general waste,
17–23 May 2008
% of total
(±95% confidence level)
Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 3.5% (±0.4%) 13
Multi-material/other 0.4% (±0.2%) 1
Subtotal 3.9% (±0.5%) 14
Plastics Recyclable 0.3% (±0.0%) 1
Multi-material/other 4.2% (±0.6%) 15
Subtotal 4.5% (±0.7%) 16
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 4.0% (±0.7%) 14
Green waste 39.1% (±4.1%) 139
Multi-material/other 0.5% (±0.2%) 2
Subtotal 43.5% (±4.1%) 155
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 2.0% (±0.4%) 7
Multi-material/other 2.9% (±0.5%) 10
Subtotal 4.9% (±0.8%) 17
Non-ferrous metals   0.3% (±0.1%) 1
Glass Recyclable 0.6% (±0.2%) 2
Multi-material/other 1.2% (±0.3%) 4
Subtotal 1.8% (±0.4%) 6
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.9% (±0.2%) 3
Multi-material/other 4.2% (±0.9%) 15
Subtotal 5.1% (±1.0%) 18
Nappies and sanitary   1.0% (±0.2%) 4
Rubble Concrete 1.3% (±0.8%) 5
Other 6.9% (±1.8%) 25
Subtotal 8.2% (±2.0%) 29
Timber Unpainted and untreated 3.0% (±1.1%) 11
Fabricated 7.1% (±1.2%) 25
Multi-material/other 9.4% (±2.3%) 33
Subtotal 19.5% (±2.9%) 69
Rubber   7.0% (±3.0%) 25
Potentially hazardous   0.3% (±0.1%) 1
  Total 100%   356

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,
17–23 May 2008
C&D ICI Landscaping Residential
Paper Recyclable 1.5% 3.3% 0.4% 7.9%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.7%
Subtotal 1.5% 4.6% 0.4% 8.5%
Plastics Recyclable 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.7%
Multi-material/other 2.6% 6.2% 0.4% 8.4%
Subtotal 2.6% 6.6% 0.5% 9.1%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 0.5% 3.2% 0.7% 9.1%
Green waste 2.7% 1.5% 83.2% 13.3%
Multi-material/other 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 0.9%
Subtotal 3.2% 5.1% 84.2% 23.3%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 3.0% 0.8% 0.4% 3.9%
Multi-material/other 1.0% 2.4% 0.1% 6.8%
Subtotal 4.0% 3.2% 0.5% 10.7%
Non-ferrous metals   0.3% 0.4% 0.0% 0.6%
Glass Recyclable 0.1% 1.7% 0.0% 1.0%
Multi-material/other 1.5% 0.7% 0.2% 2.3%
Subtotal 1.6% 2.4% 0.3% 3.3%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 0.1% 0.5% 0.0% 2.3%
Multi-material/other 1.5% 3.3% 0.4% 9.7%
Subtotal 1.6% 3.8% 0.4% 12.0%
Nappies and sanitary   0.1% 0.7% 0.2% 2.4%
Rubble Concrete 1.4% 0.1% 1.9% 1.1%
Other 21.0% 0.9% 7.6% 3.2%
Subtotal 22.4% 1.0% 9.5% 4.3%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 12.6% 4.8% 0.3% 2.2%
Fabricated 9.2% 6.1% 0.6% 14.3%
Multi-material/other 40.5% 4.5% 3.0% 7.6%
Subtotal 62.2% 15.4% 4.0% 24.1%
Rubber   0.0% 56.5% 0.0% 0.9%
Potentially hazardous   0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 0.6%
  Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

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

 

Transfer station general waste, by vehicle type,
17–23 May 2008
Car Other truck Trailer
Paper Recyclable 8.7% 1.9% 3.1%
Multi-material/other 0.5% 0.8% 0.3%
Subtotal 9.2% 2.7% 3.4%
Plastics Recyclable 0.6% 0.3% 0.2%
Multi-material/other 7.3% 3.0% 3.9%
Subtotal 8.0% 3.4% 4.2%
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 13.2% 3.5% 2.9%
Green waste 35.4% 8.8% 42.5%
Multi-material/other 1.6% 0.3% 0.4%
Subtotal 50.2% 12.6% 45.7%
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.4% 2.1% 2.0%
Multi-material/other 2.3% 2.3% 3.0%
Subtotal 3.7% 4.4% 5.1%
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Glass Recyclable 1.1% 0.9% 0.5%
Multi-material/other 2.0% 0.7% 1.1%
Subtotal 3.1% 1.5% 1.6%
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.1% 0.8% 0.9%
Multi-material/other 3.9% 1.6% 4.4%
Subtotal 5.0% 2.4% 5.3%
Nappies and sanitary   3.4% 0.9% 0.7%
Rubble Concrete 0.2% 0.1% 1.6%
Other 2.0% 0.8% 8.1%
Subtotal 2.2% 0.9% 9.7%
Timber Unpainted and untreated 1.6% 0.6% 3.4%
Fabricated 6.3% 3.2% 7.6%
Multi-material/other 6.5% 1.8% 10.5%
Subtotal 14.4% 5.6% 21.5%
Rubber   0.3% 65.1% 2.2%
Potentially hazardous   0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
  Total 100% 100% 100%

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