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Appendix S18: Overall Waste, excluding Cover, 17–23 May 2008

Overall waste to landfill, excluding cover,
17–23 May 2008
% of total Tonnes/week
Paper Recyclable 6.7% 134
Multi-material/other 0.6% 12
Subtotal 7.3% 146
Plastics Recyclable 0.7% 13
Multi-material/other 7.5% 149
Subtotal 8.2% 162
Putrescibles Kitchen waste 13.0% 258
Green waste 10.9% 217
Multi-material/other 6.5% 129
Subtotal 30.5% 603
Ferrous metals Primarily ferrous 1.5% 31
Multi-material/other 1.6% 32
Subtotal 3.1% 62
Non-ferrous metals   0.4% 8
Glass Recyclable 2.1% 42
Multi-material/other 0.7% 13
Subtotal 2.8% 56
Textiles Clothing/textiles 1.2% 24
Multi-material/other 2.0% 39
Subtotal 3.2% 64
Nappies and sanitary   3.4% 67
Rubble Concrete 1.1% 21
Other 3.4% 67
Subtotal 4.5% 89
Timber Unpainted and untreated 4.3% 84
Fabricated 2.6% 52
Multi-material/other 3.8% 76
Subtotal 10.7% 213
Rubber   1.7% 34
Potentially hazardous   24.1% 477
  Total 100% 1981

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