Fly-tipping and bulk rubbish

Dumped rubbish is unsightly and a nuisance, it can also be a fire safety hazard which could potentially lead to serious injury or loss of life. Clearing sites of bulky waste and fly-tipping costs us both time and money and when dumped in shared hallways or drying areas can be a significant risk to your or your family member’s lives.

The unscheduled collections have a direct impact on the services we provide and cost around £80,000 a year to deal with. We removed approximately 800 truckloads of rubbish last year.

We need your help to catch the perpetrators!

If you see people dumping rubbish please record the act on your phone, take a photo or if you can the number plate of the vehicle involved and then report the information to us directly. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence.

Your waste is your responsibility.

You can take rubbish to the Household Waste Recycling Area located at Stock Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 5QF.

You can also arrange for a bulky waste collection, please call 01702 215006 and select option 1 to speak to Veolia who will book you in and take your payment. For more information please visit www.southend.gov.uk

If you use a waste removal company please make sure they have a waste carrier registration number.