Four reports of fly-tipping in one month in York
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 29 March 2022
North Yorkshire Police
FOUR instances of fly tipping and mass littering were reported to the council by York residents this month.
The reports were made by residents across York to City of York Council in March 2022 via Fix My Street - a website in which residents can anonymously report to their councils what needs to be repaired in their local area.
These reports come shortly after The Press previously reported in January that in 2020/21, York saw 1,808 incidents of fly-tipping compared with 1,540 incidents over the previous two years.
Cleaning up one incident costs councils around £1,000 on average, according
Clean-up bills per incident average around £1,000, according to the National Rural Crime Network, but large-scale incidents can cost upwards of £10,000.