Litter

Report litter

We investigate reports of litter, including:

  • cigarette ends
  • chewing gum
  • bottles and can
  • plastic
  • waste food

Litter does not include fallen leaves, tree branches, mud, soil or gravel.

We will remove litter if it is found on:

  • public land
  • roads
  • pavements
  • a council housing estate

We are also responsible for emptying overflowing litter bins.

 

To report litter, you will need:

  • the location of the litter
  • description of the litter
  • description of the person who dropped the litter (if you saw them)
  • a photo of the litter (if you have one)
  • your name, address and contact number

We can issue a fixed penalty fine to people who litter. 

Report broken glass

We will remove broken glass if it is found on:

  • public land
  • roads
  • pavements
  • a council housing estate
 

To report broken glass, you will need:

  • the location of the glass
  • a photo of the glass (if you have one)
  • your name, address and contact number

We can issue a fixed penalty fine to people who leave broken glass. 

Report needles

We will clear any discarded needles if they are found on:

  • public land
  • roads
  • pavements
  • a council housing estate

 

To report needles, you will need:

  • the location of the needle
  • a photo of the needle (if you have one)
  • your name, address and contact number