Fly-tipping incidents reported by local authorities topped one million in 2016/17, an increase of 7% on the previous year. Two thirds (67%) of fly-tips involved household waste. Total incidents involving household waste increased by 8% from 2015/16, according to Defra … Continue reading →
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New proposals on how to deal with fly-tipping have been put forward by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) over the Bank Holiday weekend – a time when there can be a surge of illegally dumped waste across rural … Continue reading →
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Welsh Water is warning people they could face prosecution if they are caught fly-tipping at any of its sites. The warning comes after the company successfully prosecuted an individual who illegally disposed of waste at the car park of one … Continue reading →
West Sussex County Council has announced that it will suspend charging for the disposal of DIY waste at its 11 house waste and recycling centres (HWRCs), following the publication of the Government’s National Litter Strategy for England. The Strategy aims … Continue reading →
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Fly-tipping, litter and the Illegal dumping of waste are among the biggest environmental concerns for households in Northern Ireland, according to new statistics. The “Northern Ireland Environmental Statistics Report”, published by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), … Continue reading →
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Waste management firm Biffa has highlighted the “scourge” of fly-tipping after spending two weeks and around £10K removing fly-tipped waste from the boundaries of its own locally-based Clifton Hall site in Swinton. The company invested its specialist resources and expertise … Continue reading →
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Hull City Council has named and shamed 14 residents that have been successfully prosecuted for offences relating to fly tipping, littering and untidy land across the city. Operation Stop the Drop was launched by the Council last year in order … Continue reading →
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Fines issued by councils for fly-tipping totals over £430,000 since new powers were introduced last year to help equip councils to tackle waste crime, according to figures. According to the figures, however, which were obtained by the Press Association under … Continue reading →
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