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Wellingtonians could be getting green bins as efforts ramp up to reduce the amount of organic waste being sent to bulging landfills.
The council wants residents to help reduce waste going to landfill and feedback on how people want to get rid of their green waste.
We asked you on Neighbourly whether you think Wellington should get organic waste bins for kerbside collection and almost 80 per cent of respondents said it was a great idea.
But almost 14.9 per cent said it depends how much it will cost the ratepayer.
Just 2.5 per cent said no way, people can sort it out themselves. ‘‘Some of us couldn’t get recycling bins kerbside because of access. What would the plan for organic waste be for such houses? Lots of us in Wellington.’’ overpriced plastic bags.’’ disposed of in some other way than the tip.’’
‘‘On rubbish day the ghastly plastic bottles etc blow around and block the drains or blow out to sea to cause problems to sea life. If people faced the hinges of the lids of their bins into the wind they would find the wind keeps the bin shut - unless the wind changed direction.’’ ‘‘The bins would have to have lids that close properly so that all the waste doesn’t come out on the street when it’s windy. That would be pretty messy!’’