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Garden waste suspension

Please note: Due to an extreme shortage of drivers and loaders garden waste collections have been cancelled with immediate effect. Please see our Garden waste pages for further information. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Report fly tipping

Fly tipping is the illegal deposit of any waste onto land ie waste dumped or tipped in a place with no licence to accept it.

You can report fly tipping to us using this form.

If the waste appears to be of a hazardous nature, or is in or near a watercourse, contact the Environment Agency or Emergency Hotline on 0800 807060.  Any of the following information you can supply would be helpful:  

  • where the fly-tip is located
  • photos of the location and/or what has been tipped
  • a description of the person(s) fly tipping
  • the date and time the fly tipping was seen, including the time the offence started and finished
  • details of any other witnesses with you
  • a description (make, colour, markings) and registration number of any vehicle involved

Please note: Due to high levels of reports as well as staff shortages, we are currently experiencing an 8 week delay in responding to fly tipping reports. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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We will need to know:

  • the exact location of where it is
  • the type of land it is on
  • the type and estimated quantity of the waste tipped

Once we receive your report, an officer will visit the area and investigate the fly-tip. 

When this content has been updated

Last updated 24 May 2022