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Fly tipping

Fly tipping is any waste that has been unlawfully left on land or a road.

It is a serious offence and carries a fine of up to £50,000 or a prison sentence.

Report fly tipping

If you witness somebody fly tipping you should call the police on 101. You should not approach the offender or put yourself at risk.

If you find any fly tipped waste tell us on 01539 733 333. It is possible that fly tipped waste may be dangerous.

Do not touch the waste, or open any bags or containers. We investigate all reports of fly tipping.

Please tell us:

  • the location
  • a description of the waste that has been tipped

We aim to investigate all reports within two working days.