Fly-tipping costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of pounds

Fly-tipping is becoming an increasingly serious issue in the Dorset county. Figures show that it is costing the council around half a million pounds to deal with the issue. 

Dorset Waste Partnership, who represent seven councils in the county, are warning that anyone who uses unlicensed rubbish companies could be held responsible for their waste being incorrectly disposed of.

They have launched a campaign- ‘Tip-Off’ to get the locals to help out with the cause.

James Potten, the communication officer said that ‘DWP is doing their best to clear up as much fly-tipping as they can but they need help of the Dorset residence to try and get good grips of the problem’.

He explains the motive of the campaign:

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