The Dublin city manager has confirmed that pensioners and the unemployed will have to pay some domestic waste charges next year.

It is estimated that those who used to be on a waiver will have to pay up to €94 in 2010.

There was a small protest outside Dublin's City Hall at the imposition of waste chargers for those on waivers.

A number of people in the public gallery also shouted out in protest when the city manager said he has signed the order for the charges next year.

City Manager John Tierney said that those who used to be on waivers will still be exempt from standing charges and will get four free lifts a year.

Mr Tierney added that the waiver scheme had not been an incentive to minimise output as those on waivers had been putting out almost double the amount of refuse as other households.

The extra charge is calculated on a 240-litre grey bin that is put out 60% of the time.

For full-paying households the standing charge for a 240 litre bin will increase by €5 to €96 a year and the charge per lift will increase by 30c to €6 per lift.

Bag labels will increase by 10c to €3 each.

The councillors voted in favour of next year's budget that will see some waste charges for pensioners and the unemployed and will also see a 2% reduction in commercial rates.

The vote was 32 for and 16 against with Labour and Fine Gael voting in favour while Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and People Before Profit were against.

Meanwhile, the annual budget meeting heard that insolvencies among city centre businesses have increased from 34 in 2007 to 195 so far this year.