Report fly-tipping and fly-posting
Fly-tipping is the illegal deposit of any waste onto land, or any waste dumped or tipped on a site with no licence to accept waste. Fly-posting is the practice of putting up unauthorised advertising posters in public places.
Fly-tipping in progress
If fly-tipping is in progress, call 101.
When reporting fly-tipping, try to provide the make, model and registration of any vehicle(s) involved and a description of any person(s) involved.
Fly-tipping on public land
If fly-tipping has taken place on public land or in a public place, you must report it to your local council.
Fly-tipping on private land
If fly-tipping has taken place on private land, report it:
- online – by filling in our report a crime and incident form
- by phone – call 101
- in person – visit a police station
Fly-posting on public property
If you spot fly-posting in your area, report it to your local council.