If you discover fly tipped waste:
- Do not touch the waste: fly tipped waste can be dangerous - it may contain syringes, broken glass, asbestos, toxic chemicals or other hazardous substances.
- Visually inspect the waste: try to determine what the waste consists of and how much there is.
- Take note of its exact location: and also, whether it is in or near water.
- Do not disturb the site: there may be evidence that could help identify the culprits and lead to their prosecution.
If you see someone flytipping:
If possible, please make a note of:
- The day, date and time you saw the tipping.
What you saw:
- How many people were flytipping and what they looked like.
- What they were actually doing.
- Any vehicles involved - their make, colour and registration number.
Where were you when you saw the flytipping:
- What kind of view you had.
- How far away you were.
- Weather and light conditions.
What was tipped:
- How much?
- What it looked like.
Remember - don’t put yourself at risk!