Recently reported fly tips can be seen on the below map (updated weekly).
If you witness fly-tipping or have information about fly-tipping please record as much information as possible and contact us. Please follow our advice:
Contact Environmental Health with the information.
Fly-tipping is a criminal offence. A fine of up to £50,000 and/or one year imprisonment applies. Vehicles suspected of being involved can be seized (and destroyed on conviction).
On council land or a public highway, please contact the Refuse Team.
On private land the land owner is responsible for clearance, but contact us and will visit to see if there is sufficient evidence to investigate. Land owners should consider what they can reasonably do to prevent further tipping on their land, information is available from the National Fly Tipping Prevention Group
Beware of rogue waste carriers - reputable companies do not usually make direct approaches.
Before you give waste to someone else, check:
If in any doubt as to whether someone is a legitimate waste carrier, do not allow them to take your waste.
Businesses must keep proper records for 2 years or face a fixed penalty notice or prosecution. Contact us if you need advice about your responsibilities.