We investigate reports of litter, including:
- cigarette ends
- chewing gum
- bottles and can
- 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
- 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 notice of £80 to people who litter.