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Litter bins

Litter in a public place is unsightly, dangerous to animals, and an offence. The fine for littering starts at 50, but can be up to 2,000.

Litter ranges in size from a single sweet wrapper to a bag full of rubbish. The Environmental Protection Act of 1990 states that if a person drops, throws, deposits, or leaves anything that causes defacement in a public place, they are committing a littering offence. So always try to use a litter bin or take it home.

There are 450 litter bins in the district of South Derbyshire District council. Each bin is emptied once a week and can take bagged dog waste and litter. To report a problem with a litter bin or to request a litter bin at a new location, please use the Clean Team Report Form

Contact details

South Derbyshire District Council
Environmental Services
Civic Offices
Civic Way
DE11 0AH

Tel:  0800 587 2349
Online: The Clean Team Report Form
email: - please include your name and address on your email, as it helps us to send a reply with the correct information much faster 


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