Illegal dumping - What is it?

Illegal dumping is the unlawful deposit of waste larger than litter onto land. It includes waste materials that have been dumped, tipped or otherwise deposited onto private or public land where no licence or approval exists to accept such waste.

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    Litter enforcement month

    Litter enforcement month runs from 19 March - 15 April, with roadside litter being one of Albury's most unnecessary and preventable environmental problems.

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    What if I witness illegal dumping?

    If you come across illegal dumping, report it to AlburyCity Customer Service. Do not alter the site in any way.  

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    Report litter from a vehicle

    Roadside litter is one of the most unnecessary and preventable environmental problems. Reporting littering from vehicles helps to raise awareness, reduce clean-up costs and keep NSW clean.

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    What fines apply to illegal dumping?

    From 29 August 2014 the NSW Government introduced harsher penalties for illegal dumping.

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    Know your responsibilities

    The Department of Environment and Climate Change has produced a range of resources for waste generators.

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