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LGA calls for increase in Fly-Tipping penalties

Fly-tipping continues to pose environmental risks and cost tax payers millions each year. The government is urged to increase penalties and suggest manufacturers offer ‘take-back’ service for items. Is your team faced with serial fly-tippers?

“Fly-tipping is inexcusable. It is not only an eyesore for residents, but a serious environmental and public health risk, creating pollution and attracting rats and other vermin. It also costs local taxpayers millions of pounds a year to clear up.”

Cllr David Renard Environment spokesperson for the Local Government Association

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Post published jointly with: Luke Norfolk Managing Director, Civica Regulatory Services

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