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Category

Item

Percentage

 

Recyclable material

Paper, Plastic, Rags, Leather, Rubber, Synthetic Glass, Ceramics, Metal

13

Compostable material

Food article, Fodder, Dung, Night soil, Leaves, Organic Material

36-44

Inert material

Ash, Dust, Sand, Building material

40-50

Moisture

 

40-50

 


Source: PPCB 2003 as cited in Tiwana et. al., 2007