Waste removal - how to stay legal

If you pay someone to remove rubbish from your property and it’s then fly-tipped you could be prosecuted.
By law you must make sure they are legitimate.

Here's how to stay legal:

And remember, if their quote seems too cheap then it probably is.  Make sure you get another quote, otherwise your rubbish could
be fly-tipped and you’ll end up in trouble!

For more information about staying legal and safe when removing waste please visit our bulky waste and dangerous waste pages.

Fly-tipping, it's not just rubbish, it's criminal – Let's put a stop to it:

If you spot a fly-tip, or suspect someone is involved in fly-tipping please visit our fly-tipping advice page.

Last reviewed: 16 - 01 - 2018

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