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How to report fly-tipping

There are a few simple rules you need to follow to provide the best information possible, keep yourself safe and preserve the evidence. If you discover fly-tipped waste after the tippers have left, please:

  • Do not touch the waste as it can be dangerous - it may contain syringes, broken glass, asbestos, toxic chemicals or other hazardous substances
  • Visually inspect it and try to determine its contents and how much there is
  • Take note of its exact location and whether it is in or near water
  • Do not disturb the site - there may be evidence that could help identify the culprits and lead to their prosecution

You can report fly-tipping by using our online fly-tipping reporting form or you can contact us directly.

If you see someone fly tipping, please make a note of:

  • The day, date and time you saw the tipping

What you saw:

  • How many people and what they looked like
  • What they were doing and what was tipped 
  • Any vehicles involved (make, colour and registration number)

Where you were when you saw the fly-tipping:

  • What kind of view you had and how far away you were
  • Weather and light conditions