The plague of rubbish
Looking at the article on rubbish in Porirua (July 23), if the council thinks the answer to cutting down the amount of waste going to the tip is to put up prices, it is living in Cuckooland.
All that does is cause more fly tipping, which as a ratepayer I have to help pay to clean up.
All around the coast rubbish is being dumped, as well as beside our roads, including the main ones.
A little while ago a small truckload had been dumped on Titahi Bay Beach at the low water mark so the tide would spread it around, or wash it out to sea.
As I walk or ride my bike in the area, I see new piles of rubbish all the time, and it’s not only there.
Take a ride on the train and take a look at the various stream banks.
Go into our parks – rubbish is