Type of waste; Paper. Garbage, Refuse. Leather. Rice grass. Non-eatable foods. Synthetic resin. Rubber. Tyres. Hotel/Resort Waste. Any other waste having some calorific value.
- Type A : Trash, a mixture of highly combustible waste such as paper, cardboard, cartons, wood boxes and combustible floor sweepings from commercial and industrial activities. The mixtures contain upto 10% by weight of plastic bags, coated paper, laminated paper, treated corrugated cardboard, oily bags and plastic & rubber scraps. This type of waste contains 20% moisture, 5% incombustible solids and has a heating value of 4700 kcal. per kg. as fired.
- Type B : Rubbish, a mixture of combustible waste such as paper, cardboard cartons, wood scrap, foliage and combustible floor sweeping from domestic, commercial and industrial activities. The mixture contains upto 20% by weight of restaurant or cafeteria waste, but contains little or no treated papers, plastic or rubber wastes. This type of waste contains 25% moisture, 10% incombustible solids and has a heating value of 3600 kcal. per kg as fi red.
- Type C : Refuse, consisting of an approximately even mixture of rubbish and garbage by weight This type of waste is common to apartment and residential occupancy, consisting of upto 70% moisture, 7% incombustible solids, and has a heating value of 2350 kcal per kg as fired.
- Type D : Garbage, consisting of animal and vegetable wastes from restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, hospitals, markets and like installations. This type of waste contains upto 75% moisture, upto 5% incombustible solids and has a heating value of 1400 kcal per kg as fired.
- Type E : Human and animal remains, consisting of carcasses, organs and solid organic wastes from hospital and similar sources, consisting of upto 85% moisture, 5% incombustible solids, and having a heating value of 550 kcal per kg as fired.