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¬†contact details

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