Yellow Bags

Here’s how rubbish works in New Zealand

Cities around the world all have the same routine. Once a week, people put bags of trash (rubbish) on the curb (kerb), and trucks come to pick them up and take them to the dump. (Although here it’s called the tip, and trucks are often called lorries)

But one detail that I haven’t seen before is how kiwis use $2.50 yellow rubbish bags to fund rubbish…

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Jon Bell

Jon Bell

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