To report fly-tipping please use our
Report fly-tipping form. If you are wanting to dispose of unwanted items please visit the
Get rid of unwanted items page for more information.
What we will do
We will remove fly-tipping or dumped rubbish from alleyways, roads, pavements or council land. We will investigate incidents to catch and prosecute offenders. If convicted of fly tipping offenders could be fined up to £50,000 and face up to one year in prison.
We will also investigate reports of dumped items on private land and work with the landowner to ensure their removal.
What we don't do
We do not remove surplus bin bags that won’t fit in your wheelie bin. These need to be placed in your bin for the next collection or taken to your nearest
In cases of fly-tipping on the waterways or the railways, please contact the
Canal and River Trust or
Waste in gardens
We will investigate reports of waste in domestic gardens. Please speak to your neighbour first to resolve the issue if you can. If this is unsuccessful, you can use the
Waste in gardens and bin yards form.
Waste on commercial premises
If you generate commercial or industrial waste, you will need to contact a commercial waste collection company and arrange a waste disposal contract. You can find out more about this on our
business waste page.
To report issues of waste on commercial or business premises, use the
Report waste issues on commercial premises form.