Fly tipping is becoming an ever growing issue that negatively impacts the environment and the fly tipper if caught. It is a criminal offence that can lead to hefty fines and imprisonment depending on the circumstances. Keep reading to find out more about fly tipping from our house clearance Surrey experts.
What Is Fly Tipping?
Fly tipping is a serious offence and environmental issue that has an effect on communities around the world. Fly tipping refers to the irresponsible disposal method of waste in areas where it shouldn’t be. Fly tipping includes household rubbish to industrial waste which is often dumped in public spaces such as parks or roadsides.
The waste within the bags could also contain toxic materials that can leak into groundwater and soil, affecting the local wildlife. Flytipping often attracts vermin and rodents leading to further hygiene concerns for local residents.
The Types Of Fly Tipping
- Domestic waste dumping
Domestic waste dumping involves individuals illegally disposing of household waste such as food packaging, furniture, appliances and other unwanted items found in homes. This type of fly tipping is common throughout the world where homeowners want to get rid of their waste quickly.
- Commercial waste dumping
Commercial waste dumping involves businesses disposing of their excess in unauthorised locations instead of using designated facilities. Commercial waste can be even more hazardous to human health if disposed of improperly.
The Importance Of The Duty Of Care Waste Transfer Note
Duty of care waste transfer notes should be supplied to customers who have organised waste disposal services. If the company does not provide these notes, you should reconsider going ahead with them. If your waste is fly tipped and tracked back to you, you could be eligible to pay fines of up to £2,000+.
How Greenleaf Clearance Could Help You
As one of the leading companies offering clearance services around the South of England, our experts could arrive at your door clearing, collecting and disposing of your waste. With 10 lorries on standby, you could be our next job! Whether you need a house clearance Surrey or a garden clearance in London, our team could help you.
Greenleaf Clearance – House Clearance Surrey Specialists
If you are in need of a house clearance in Surrey or London, Greenleaf Clearance would be more than happy to help you. We offer no obligation waste transfer notes to protect you from fly tipping fines. Find out more about our clearance services HERE, or get in touch with us on 0808 164 8226.