Fly-tipping

Councils to be banned from charging for disposal of DIY waste

11/04/2022

The Government has proposed banning local authorities from charging for the disposal of DIY waste from households.

New proposals to tackle waste crime

21/01/2022

New proposals to tackle fly-tipping and illegal waste exports have been unveiled by the Government today.

Councils dealing with record amount of fly-tipping

09/12/2021

A charity has called for a review of the licensing scheme for waste carriers after new figures showed fly-tipping has reached an all-time high.

Council chiefs call for fly-tipping fines to be increased ‘significantly’

09/08/2021

Local authority leaders have called for fly-tipping fines to be increased ‘significantly’ as part of the battle against waste crime.

Waste crime could be costing the UK nearly a billion pounds a year

23/07/2021

Waste-related crime is costing the country an estimated £1bn a year, a new report has found.

Councils deal with 20,000 fly-tipping incidents a week

17/05/2021

Council chiefs call for tougher sentences for people caught illegally dumping rubbish as figures show councils deal with 20,000 fly-tipping incidents a week.

Councils dealing with one million fly-tipping incidents a year

25/02/2021

Councils dealt with nearly one million incidents of fly-tipping in 2019/20 at a cost of £50m, the latest figures have shown.

Fly-tipping soars by 300% since lockdown

01/05/2020

Fly-tipping in rural areas has increased by 300% since the lockdown, new analysis has discovered.

Council chiefs call on mattress companies to ‘recycle own products’

02/03/2020

Local authority leaders are calling for mattress manufacturers to be forced to recycle their own products and offer take-back services to stop them being fly-tipped.

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