Orihuela City council has stated that the rubbish collection service in the area, including the Costa. has come under extra strain due to residents dumping items such as furniture, matresses, and even whole kitchens
The increase has been considerable since the floods of September 2019, which indicates people carrying out home repairs and renovations. Over 500 incidents of this kind of dumping have been reported to the Orihuela Policia Locale.
The council does operate a free pickup service for waste of this kind which can be booked by calling 966 076 100 or go to the website orihuelalimpia.com