FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

23 November 2021

1.How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) occurred within the jurisdiction of your authority during the whole of last year (i.e.2020)?

 

2.How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) occurred within the jurisdiction of your authority have occurred since the beginning of 2021?

 

3.How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) were reported by the public to your jurisdiction during the whole of last year (i.e.2020)?

 

4.How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) have been reported by the public to your jurisdiction since the beginning of 2021?

 

5.What was the cost of clearing illegal dumping (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) to your authority during the whole of last year (i.e. 2020)

 

6.What was the cost of clearing illegal dumping (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) to your authority since the beginning of 2021?



East Herts Council Response

17 December 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

  1. How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) occurred within the jurisdiction of your authority during the whole of last year (i.e.2020)?

1,305 (These categorise as all incidents including excess waste left by street bins)

  1. How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) occurred within the jurisdiction of your authority have occurred since the beginning of 2021?

874 (These categorise as all incidents including excess waste left by street bins)

  1. How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) were reported by the public to your jurisdiction during the whole of last year (i.e.2020)?

This information is not recorded in a way that allows us to search for a specific number relating to fly-tips reported by the public.

  1. How many incidents of illegal dumping of rubbish (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) have been reported by the public to your jurisdiction since the beginning of 2021?

This information is not recorded in a way that allows us to search for a specific number relating to fly-tips reported by the public.

  1. What was the cost of clearing illegal dumping (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) to your authority during the whole of last year (i.e. 2020)

The annual costs to East Herts for the removal of fly tipping is shown below in financial years. This information was provided by shared waste services.

2019/2020 - £562,473

2020/2021 - £500,481

2021 (to 29/04/2021) - £798

  1. What was the cost of clearing illegal dumping (also commonly known as fly dumping or fly tipping) to your authority since the beginning of 2021?

See above

 

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Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

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Thank you for your request.