We are responsible for the removal of litter from highways, removal of fly-tipped waste, emptying of litter and dog waste bins and many more services.
Street cleansing services include: removal of litter from highways, mechanical sweeping of road channels, removal of fly-tipped waste, removal of syringes and other drug-related litter, removal of dead animals from the highway, provision and emptying of litter and dog waste bins, gully cleansing, weed control on highways, cleansing of council-managed public conveniences. The council is NOT responsible for: litter on private land, litter on tenants' properties (such as council house gardens), litter on common land which the council does not maintain. However, if the problem poses a serious risk it can be referred to the environmental protection department, which may take action.
You can now request further information or report problems with rubbish, waste and recycling using our online forms.