Proposal to charge households on rubbish disposed is slammed by Australians trends now
A 'nappy tax' that would force households that produce more rubbish to pay higher rates for council bin collection has been proposed in South Australia.
Under the system ratepayers would pay slightly lower rates overall but then be charged per kilogram of rubbish collected.
The radical change was put forward by Environment Department insiders and Green Industries SA as part of a government review into the kerbside collection system.
Ratepayers could have to fork out cash per kg of rubbish collected by council under an 'on the table' option under consideration in SA
However SA Premier Peter Malinauskas swatted down the proposal this week saying bin collection should not be a