The plague of rub­bish

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

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

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