man fined £250 for leaving rubbish in Manor Gardens
and Highbridge residents are being urged to dispose of their household
waste legally or risk a fine - with one resident already getting
a £250 fine.
from Sedgemoor District Council's Clean Surroundings team say they
have found household waste dumped into or next to public litter
bins several times recently.
Faun, a spokeswoman for the council, says one Burnham-On-Sea resident
has recently been fined £250 via a fixed penalty notice for
dumping two bags of household waste near a litter bin in the town's
council is now advising residents on how to dispose of household
waste legally so they can avoid a fine.
are only two legal ways to get rid of your household waste
either by kerbside collection or by taking it to a recycling centre,"
added Mrs Faun.
have been several incidents over recent months where Sedgemoors
Clean Surroundings staff have found household waste placed into
or adjacent to a public litter bin."
culprits have been traced and formally warned about committing this
offence not everyone realises that household waste must go
out to kerbside collection or be delivered to a registered waste
added: "Equally, trade waste, which means any waste from business
activities or premises, must be disposed of by way of a trade waste
agreement and not deposited in a public litterbin."
nearest recycling centre can be found here.