Fly-tipping

New measures to crack down on fly-tipping

New measures to crack down on fly-tipping

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced new measures to crack down on fly-tipping across the...

April 11, 2022

New plans to crackdown on fly-tipping unveiled

New plans to crackdown on fly-tipping unveiled

Environment Minister Jo Churchill has today (Friday, January 21) unveiled new plans to crackdown on waste crime, i.e. fly-tipping and...

January 21, 2022

Views sought on fly-tipping prevention measures in Scotland

Views sought on fly-tipping prevention measures in Scotland

The Scottish government have opened a public consultation for people to share their thoughts on proposed measures to prevent litter...

December 13, 2021

Tougher fines needed to crack down on fly-tipping – CLA

Tougher fines needed to crack down on fly-tipping – CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA), together with over 150 local authorities and 10 professional bodies, is calling on...

August 3, 2021

Bristol fly-tipper with fake name caught by investigation

Bristol fly-tipper with fake name caught by investigation

A Bristol man has been prosecuted for fly-tipping waste in Avonmouth by the Environment Agency after being caught on CCTV....

June 30, 2021

Calls for ‘urgent action’ to deter rural fly-tippers

Calls for ‘urgent action’ to deter rural fly-tippers

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has called for urgent action to tackle fly-tipping, as new figures from the Environment Agency...

June 18, 2021

Just 22.5% of NI waste crime fines reinvested in fighting illegal dumping

Just 22.5% of NI waste crime fines reinvested in fighting illegal dumping

Less than a quarter of fines paid to the Department of Agriculture for waste crimes such as fly-tipping are reinvested...

March 22, 2021

‘Alarming’ fly-tipping figures are ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ – CLA

‘Alarming’ fly-tipping figures are ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ – CLA

Incidents of fly-tipping on public land have increased by 2% across England in 2019/2020, according to new figures released by...

February 26, 2021

NFU Scotland and SLE call for urgent action to be taken on fly-tipping

NFU Scotland and SLE call for urgent action to be taken on fly-tipping

Small businesses and farmers are calling for urgent action on fly-tipping. That was the message from NFU Scotland (NFUS) and...

January 28, 2021

Farmer to fly-tippers: ‘I’m going to bring a load of buffalo dung and tip it in your shop’

Farmer to fly-tippers: ‘I’m going to bring a load of buffalo dung and tip it in your shop’

Well-known buffalo farmer and butcher Steven Mitchell, best known for his business ‘The Buffalo Farm’, has taken to social media...

October 28, 2020

2t of rotting meat dumped in the countryside by fly-tippers

2t of rotting meat dumped in the countryside by fly-tippers

Police in Dorset have launched an investigation after bags of rotting meat were found dumped on land in the villages...

October 2, 2020

Rural bodies calls for Scottish government to clamp down on fly-tipping

Rural bodies calls for Scottish government to clamp down on fly-tipping

Two of Scotland’s rural bodies have joined forces to write to Holyrood calling for a series of measures to stave...

August 16, 2020

Calf choked to death on litter in Scotland as lockdown sees fly-tipping soar

Calf choked to death on litter in Scotland as lockdown sees fly-tipping soar

More than 100 fly-tipping incidents are thought to have occurred across Scotland since the start of the lockdown amid reports...

April 27, 2020

Farmers report surge in fly-tipping incidents as lockdown sees dumps closed

Farmers report surge in fly-tipping incidents as lockdown sees dumps closed

Rural areas around the UK have seen a dramatic increase in fly-tipping over the last number of weeks, with many...

April 12, 2020