THE COST OF RUBBISH
Council rubbish bags can be bought in packs of 10 from the Porirua City Council office for $25. Supermarkets and dairies may charge more.
Spicer Landfill charges vary according to how much rubbish you dump – a domestic car load is $14.50, a large trailer load is $39. Business rates are higher.
Every Porirua household is entitled to two free inorganic rubbish pickups per year by Mana Recovery. Call 237 6440.