How to report escaping waste from a skip or commercial waste bin.
Yes, you can report escaping skip waste using the below form and we will liaise with those responsible:
Report escaping skip waste
Under Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 private households and businesses are required to take full responsibility for waste they import, produce, carry, keep, treat or dispose of. Full details of this Act can be found on the legislation website.
Environmental Protection Act - Section 34 (external website)
Under section 47 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 we may serve notice on a business requiring it to take steps to ensure waste does not cause a nuisance or to be detrimental to the amenity of the area. Full details of this Act can be found on the legislation website.
Environmental Protection Act - Section 47 (external website)