Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of rubbish. This includes waste such as:
- white goods (washing machines, fridges)
- builders’ rubble
- garden refuse
- household waste
Please tell us if you see someone dumping rubbish on public land or if you see dumped rubbish.
Dumping rubbish is a serious offence which can lead to those responsible receiving heavy fines and a prison sentence.
Fly-tipping on private land
We can investigate fly-tipping on both public and private land but we only clear from public land.
Clearing fly-tipping from private land is the responsibility of the landowner.
If you are a private land owner you must ensure that your land is as secure as is practically possible to prevent people dumping rubbish on it.
We provide a chargeable fly-tipping removal service for businesses as part of our cleansing services for businesses.