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Category

Item

Percent

Recyclable Material

Paper, Plastic, rags

Leather, Rubber, Synthetic

Glass, Ceremics

Metal

3-5

1-3

0.5-1

0.2-2

Compostable Material

Food articles, Fodder, Dung, Night Soil, Leaves, Organic Material

40-60

Inert Material

Ash, Dust, Sand, Building Material

20-50

Moisture

 

40-80

Density

 

250-500kg/m3

 


Source: Punjab Pollution Control Board, 2003