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 you witness someone tipping waste and the offence is ongoing, contact the police on 101. 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 email@example.com.