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:  

  • 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 where you were at the time
  • details of any other witnesses with you
  • a description (make, colour, markings) and registration number of any vehicle involved

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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. 

You can also report fly tipping to us by telephoning cleansing services on 01392 265010 or emailing

When this content has been updated

Last updated 10 January 2018