Fines and penalties

Fines and penalties Fly-tipping is against the law and those convicted face fines and penalties. Fly-tippers can face fines of up to £50,000 and imprisonment of up to twelve months if convicted in a magistrates' court, more severe cases receiving convictions in a crown court can be given an unlimited fine and up to five years' imprisonment. As well as… Continue Reading Fines and penalties

Check a waste carrier’s licence

Check a waste carrier's licence All businesses and traders who transport waste are legally required to have a waste carrier's licence. You can check if a waste carrier is registered by looking on the Environment Agency's public register or by calling 03708 506 506. If you have concerns that a trader isn't disposing of waste correctly there are two things… Continue Reading Check a waste carrier’s licence

How to dispose of waste legally

How to dispose of waste legally If you are a resident or business you have a duty of care to make sure your waste isn't dumped illegally, even if someone is getting rid of rubbish on your behalf. What should I do with waste that can't be taken in my normal waste collection service? There are a few things you… Continue Reading How to dispose of waste legally

Report fly-tipping

Report fly-tipping Fly-tipping in progress If you see fly-tipping in progress, please call 999 and ask for the police. Don't engage with the fly-tipper(s). If a road is blocked Report fly-tipping on the highway to Surrey County Council. If you've found items already fly-tipped If you've found fly-tipping anywhere else, please report it to the local district or borough council.… Continue Reading Report fly-tipping


Fly-tipping: illegal dumping of waste Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of waste. It can range from a black bag of rubbish left by a litter bin, to large amounts of furniture. Report fly-tipping How to dispose of waste legally Check a waste carriers license Fines and penalties Information for landowners Fly-tipping: who pays? View on

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