Tulleners takes out the trash with waste voucher plan
DIVISION 4 candidate Yme Tulleners has called for the introduction of waste vouchers for residents.
Under Mr Tulleners' plan each voucher will be used by residents to either dump a trailer of rubbish at their transfer station for no charge or have a council skip delivered to their residence when needed at no charge.
"By making it easier to dump household rubbish we will reduce the problem of illegal dumping," he said.
Mr Tulleners proposed that five vouchers would be sent to each residential address in Ipswich so both renters and home owners could use the system.
"By sending vouchers direct to residential addresses and not with council rates, more residents, including renters, will be able to access this service," he said.
He said the waste voucher system would replace the current curbside collection service.
Mr Tulleners said the waste voucher system was convenient, equitable and encouraged safety.
"The vouchers can be used when needed and residents without transport or access to a trailer can also dump rubbish. By replacing the curbside collection service council contractors will not manually lift large and heavy objects," he said.