Date: LIGHT WEIGHT PACKAGING CHARACTERISATION SHEET General data Characterisation Result: Material Quantity (kg) % Weight LIGHT WEIGHT PACKAGING SORTING PLANTS 34-35 • From the unload yard or reception pit at the sorting plant. 2. Depending on the point where the material to be analysed is obtained, the sample is taken as follows: • When the material is obtained from a collection vehicle, its entire contents must be unloaded on a clean and paved surface. It is then homogenised by mechanical means and an amount of approximately 1,000 kg is taken. • When the material is obtained from the unload yard or reception pit, after homogenisation an amount of about 1,000 kg is taken. 3. The samples obtained from the collection vehicle and the reception pit or unload yard are deposited on a clean, paved surface, in order to proceed to spread and homogenise them by mechanical means. 4. After this homogenisation a first quartering is performed taking the material from two randomly selected opposing quarters. This material must be extended separately and the closed bags opened. 5. This fraction of material, about 500 kg, is homogenised and quartered again. Then any bags that remain closed are opened, finally taking 50 kg from each quarter and another 25 kg from two randomly selected opposing quarters. This provides a 250 kg sample for which material sorting is performed. 6. Material sorting for characterisation is performed manually, weighing each fraction with a suitable calibrated/ verified scale. Table 1 Type of Characterisation: Entry into Plant Rejected waste from Plant Agreement: Entity: XXX Characterisation Location: PS XXX Characterisation Company: YYY S.A. Requested materials (Packaging): PET 48,12 18,60 Natural HDPE 5,00 1,93 Colour HDPE 20,00 7,73 PVC - - Film (except single-use bags) 15,00 5,80 Film single-use bags 10,00 3,87 Other plastics 35,00 13,53 Steel 30,00 11,60 Aluminium 2,85 1,10 Beverage carton 36,69 14,18 Wood - - Unsolicited materials (*): Organic matter 10,12 3,91 Garden and pruning remains 0,08 0,03 Cellulose 0,04 0,02 Textiles 5,12 1,98 Wood non-packaging - - Wood commercial/industrial packaging - - Glass (containers) 3,14 1,21 Plastics non-packaging (except garbage bag film) 3,86 1,49 Garbage bag film 0,37 0,14 Plastics commercial/industrial packaging (except commercial/industrial film) 3,58 1,38 Commercial/industrial film 6,14 2,37 Debris from small works - - Steel non-packaging - - Steel commercial/industrial packaging - - Aluminium non-packaging - - Aluminium commercial/industrial packaging - - Other (specify significant) 10,82 4,18 Paper/Cardboard: 6,37 2,46 Printed paper 3,78 1,46 Domestic packaging with Green Dot 1,47 0,57 Domestic packaging without Green Dot 1,12 0,43 Commercial packaging with Green Dot - - Commercial packaging without Green Dot - - Requested materials (Packaging): 202,66 78,35 Unsolicited materials (*): 56,01 21,65 Total 258,67 100,00 Observations: Breakdowns in kg: (1) Other: Liquid contained in the packaging: 2.13 kg, Multimaterial: 1.86 kg Remains of medicines: 0.01 kg. RAEE: 2.11 kg, unclassifiable material that has been totally separated from the packaging fraction: 2.71 kg (*) All materials that do not apply to household packaging of metal, plastic, wood or cardboard for drinks.
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