Published: 00:00, 13 October 2017 |
Updated: 13:55, 13 October 2017
"The council spends significant sums of council taxpayers’ money every year clearing up fly-tipping," he said.
"Anyone transporting someone else's waste on the highway must be registered with the Environment Agency to do so.
"The council has an excellent record in tackling waste crime. In this case, we were able to trace the waste back to the defendant and prosecute the offender.
"The council spends significant sums of council taxpayers’ money every year clearing up fly-tipping" - Cllr Alan Horton
"Responsible carriers know the rules and I urge people to be wary of those offering to get rid of waste cheaply – if it's dumped, you could be prosecuted for failing to take reasonable steps in preventing a fly tipping incident."
To check whether someone is licensed to carry waste, call the Environment Agency on 03708 506506.
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