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Local Authorities urged to cut £2.5 million fly-tipping cost

Local Authorities have been urged to commit more resources to preventing fly-tipping- a problem that is costing them £2.5 million each month. Under new guidelines aimed at countering the issue, the Government has said that councils must do more to stop householders discarding their rubbish illegally. National fly-tipping database Flycapture estimated that 81% of the money spent on the problem is on clearance. This is in stark contrast to a mere 7% on ...