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Many waste or environmental issues need to be reported to your local council or other agencies.
This needs to be reported to your local council. Find your local council.
Litter and waste dumps need to be reported to your local council. Find your local council.
Fly tipping, the dumping of waste, needs to be reported to the local council. Find your local council.
You can contact your council to find out if they offer services to control pests like wasps, rats, mice or bedbugs. Find your local council.
Your local council will arrange for syringes and drug paraphernalia left in public to be removed. Find your local council.
You can report dangerous buildings or structures to your local council. Find your local council.
Who to report this to, your council, the environment agency or the utility company, depends on the circumstances. Gov.uk gives a useful breakdown of who to contact.
There’s no law against having a bonfire in your garden, but there are laws on the nuisance they can cause. Find more information on Gov.uk.
Call the Environment Agency incident hotline to report:
24-hour incident hotline: 0800 80 70 60
Report the incident to Natural Resources Wales.
The Environment Agency deals with contaminated land, radiation, pollution and flood risk. You can find more information about environmental risk.
Find out about licensing and activities to do with protected species and vulnerable environments.
We need to know about large scale illegal dumping (where lorries are being used to dump rubbish), someone running a waste site without a permit or not following the rules of a waste management permit. Report this online.
If you're aware of hazardous waste that's an immediate danger to the public, report it to us straight away by calling 999. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone service 18000 or text us on 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service.