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Fly-Tipping FAQ

If you have been affected by fly-tipping, we’re really sorry to hear that.

Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Check out the answers to some commonly asked questions about fly-tipping below. If you need advice or a quote to clear the waste that has been fly-tipped on your property, just give our team a call at 01202 579579. We’re ready to assist you

Fly tipped electrical items in the forest

Fly-tipping refers to the illegal dumping of waste in unauthorised areas, such as public spaces, roadsides, or private lands. This irresponsible act poses environmental and public health risks, demanding prompt and proper removal.

Fly-tipping can lead to soil and water contamination, harm to wildlife, and the spread of diseases. Addressing fly-tipping promptly is crucial to mitigate these environmental impacts.

Recognising fly-tipping involves spotting dumped waste in areas where it shouldn’t be. This can range from household items to hazardous materials. Unusual piles of waste in non-designated areas are often indicative of fly-tipping.

If you witness fly-tipping, report it to your local authorities or council. Providing details such as the location, type of waste, and any identifiable information can aid in addressing the issue promptly.

Engaging in fly-tipping is a serious offence, carrying significant penalties, including fines and imprisonment. Individuals and businesses can be held accountable for proper waste disposal.

If you are a private landowner and become a victim of fly-tipping then it is your responsibility to safely dispose of the waste and pay any costs for doing so. Source: Keep Britain Tidy

AMS provides professional fly-tipping clearance services, ensuring swift and lawful removal of dumped waste. Our team is equipped to handle various materials, including hazardous substances, contributing to a cleaner environment.

Our services extend across various locations, including public spaces, private lands, and industrial areas across Dorset and Hampshire. Contact us to discuss your specific needs, and we’ll provide a tailored solution.

AMS holds all necessary licenses and certifications required for the lawful and responsible handling of fly-tipped waste. Our team is trained and equipped to manage various types of waste, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.

AMS boasts a man and van service in addition to a large, modern fleet of grab lorries in various sizes, allowing us to efficiently complete both small and large fly-tip clearances.

For instance, our 4-wheel grab can safely remove up to 8 tonnes of waste, while our 8-wheel grab truck has the capacity to transport up to 16 tonnes of waste. 

For prices and further information please call 01202 579579.

Yes,  we’re licensed to handle, transport and dispose of various hazardous wastes including asbestos.

In the majority of cases, the waste we collect is transported to a specialist recycling centre, often near the fly-tipping location, such as Canford Recycling Centre in Wimborne, Dorset.

However, in rare instances where local trade waste sites cannot accept the waste, we collaborate with the client to explore suitable disposal methods, aiming to avoid the use of landfill facilities.

Contact AMS today

AMS is committed to combating fly-tipping with efficient and legal clearance services. Our expertise ensures proper disposal, contributing to a cleaner and safer environment.

Choose AMS for responsible fly-tipping solutions and help us keep our communities clean and protected, call our friendly and knowledgeable team on 01202 579579 for more information today.

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