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Report Flytippers

If you witness a vehicle tipping the waste and the offence is ongoing, contact the police on 101. If the waste appears to be in or near a watercourse, contact the Environment Agency Emergency Hotline on 0800 80 70 60.In order to report a fly-tipper you will need as much information as possible including:

  • The exact location and type of land.
  • A description of the person(s) fly-tipping.
  • The date and time the fly-tipping was seen, including the time the offence started and finished.
  • Details of where you were at the time.
  • Details of any other witnesses with you.
  • A description (make, colour, markings) and registration number of any vehicle involved.
  • The type and estimated quantity of the waste tipped.

 Do not put yourself in danger by handling the rubbish or confronting fly-tippers.Other ways to report

  • If you have details of the person or vehicle you have witnessed fly tipping please email us at, or telephone (0191) 2787878 and ask for Environmental Health