Report flytipping

It is illegal to dispose of rubbish on the highway, council land or private land and carries a fine of up to £20,000 (unlimited if indicted to the Crown Court) or an offender can even be sent to prison.

Reporting flytipping

Let us know if you discover flytipping or witness or know of someone who is flytipping.

Alternatively, call Waste Stratey and Operations.

We have a team of enforcement officers who respond to incidents of flytipping where there is a witness or evidence of who deposited the waste.

Do's and don't's

  • Visually inspect the waste. Try to make a note of what it consists of, what quantities and where it's laid, especially whether it is in or anywhere near to water (surface water or groundwater).
  • Do not touch the waste. It may contain hazardous substances such as toxic chemicals, asbestos, broken glass or clinical waste (for example, contaminated syringes).
  • Do not disturb the site. There may be evidence, which can lead to tracing the culprits and prosecution.
  • Report it to us call the Environment Agency Wales on 0800 807060 for immediate advice on what steps to take to secure the safe removal of the waste.
  • Where possible, record the date and time, where you were, who you were with, what and who you saw, what they actually did, a description of any vehicle used,  a description of what was tipped, how much, and what it looked like.
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