Post by Tom Pickering
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13/10/2014

Rubbish Removal Sheffield and the City’s Fly Tipping Problem

fly tipping rubbish removal sheffieldAs experts in rubbish removal Sheffield, the staff at Clearance and Clean Up are always really disappointed by local reports of fly-tipping. It’s such a shame that this sort of crime still goes on when there are plenty of options to dispose of rubbish and other unwanted items that are safe and affordable, as opposed to illegal.

A recent article published in the Sheffield Star reports how the local council are cracking down on those caught fly tipping in the Sheffield area. According to the newspaper, fines of more than £700 are being handed out by Sheffield Council for those people who are caught dumping rubbish and unwanted waste items.

The article comes after a substantial amount of rubbish, which included sheets of the dangerous substance asbestos, was found dumped in a car park in Loxley Common, Loxley, a member of the public came forward and reported the act of fly-tipping to the council.

Prosecutions for Fly Tipping in Sheffield

Last year, there were 19 prosecutions for fly-tipping in Sheffield. As a result of the recent incident in Loxley, Sheffield Council is reminding the general public of the council’s zero-tolerance approach to catch those responsible and hopefully prosecute them.

Coun Jack Scott, cabinet member for environment, recycling and Streetscene, said: “There is no excuse for this disgusting and totally unnecessary behaviour. People who dump waste in this way should have more pride in their area and not commit this ignorant crime. We take a zero-tolerance approach and use every tool at our disposal to catch these criminals.”

Coun Scott has also urged residents to report any problems to the council so that they can be resolved as quickly as possible. “Last year we had 19 prosecutions for fly-tipping, with the highest fine over £700,” he said.

Household Waste and Rubbish Removal Sheffield

If you have been affected by fly tipping and are looking for a reliable, local rubbish removal service in Sheffield to remove the waste, Clearance and Clean Up can help. Our friendly and reliable staff are able to provide a reliable rubbish removal and fly-tipping waste removal service in Sheffield and throughout Yorkshire.

We take the time to carefully clear the area of rubbish, making sure that we dispose of any waste correctly. We also endeavour to recycle as much as we possibly can, doing our bit for the environment in the process. The Clearance and Clean up team are usually available to visit a site in a matter of hours, and will take the correct action to remove the waste in a legal, affordable, and environmentally friendly way.

All of our prices include labour and disposal fee, there are no hidden charges, and you can rest assured that your waste goes to a proper licensed disposal facility. For fly tipping and rubbish removal Sheffield, please contact Clearance and Clean Up on 0800 410 1086 or 0114 403 1021, or email us on [email protected]

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Tom Pickering is the Managing Director of Clearance and Clean Up. Tom has created a highly motivated and well trained team that can deal with multiple tasks in many different environments. Connect with Tom on LinkedIn >>
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