5 Apr 2024

Porirua ratepayers told they'll have to pay more to have glass recycled

From Checkpoint, 4:07 pm on 5 April 2024

Ratepayers in Porirua are being told they'll have to pay more if they want their glass recycled.

Currently, glass is crushed and used in roading and drainage at the tip - rather than living to see another day.

It's because the city can't afford a sorting machine and so coloured glass would have to be sorted at the kerbside - which is expensive.

Porirua City Council General Manger of Infrastructure Mike Medonca speaks to Susana Lei'ataua.