- v. present participle of fly-tip.
“The move, which is likely to infuriate environmental campaigners, follows widespread complaints that fortnightly collections have led to a rise in fly-tipping and concerns over vermin and hygiene.”
“Between 2009 and 2010, there was a 297% rise in recorded fly-tipping incidents in the City of London, a 70% increase in Craven, Leeds, and a 51% rise in Stockton-on-Tees.”
“Over the past couple of years, as the UK has struggled to come out of recession, fly-tipping has fallen in some boroughs, but it is predicted to rise again as the soaring cost of waste disposal and money-saving initiatives such as reduced hours at municipal skips have an impact.”
“The Department for Communities and Local Government says fly-tipping is a serious criminal offence.”
“However, there are concerns that these rises are just the beginning, because fly-tipping tracks the economic cycle.”
“Experts suggest there is a clear link between the costs of rubbish disposal and an increase in fly-tipping.”
“Soaring charges for waste disposal are leading to a rise in fly-tipping, according to an analysis of official data released under the Freedom of Information Act.”
“In Oldham, each fly-tipping incident costs the council £100 to clear up.”
“Illegally dumped rubbish in rural Sussex illustrates the growing problem of fly-tipping.”
“The court ordered the walls and gates that mark the deserted plots to remain in place, and many fear the site will become a massive fly-tipping zone.”
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