How the figures add up for schemes

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£1.45bn – Cost of waste contract

£407m – Estimated cost of debt

£6.4m – Council spending so far

320,000 – Tonnes of rubbish to be burnt each year

90 per cent – Proportion of waste diverted from landfill by project

40,000 – Homes to be powered

302 – HGV trips in and out per day

230ft – Height of plant chimney