Dangerous waste is rubbish that might cause danger to health or to the environment.
Needles, syringes and drug-related waste
Handling drug-related items, such as needles and syringes can be dangerous. If you find these items on streets or estates, do not touch them.
Report any glass on the pavement or road and we will safely remove it.
Asbestos, chemicals and toxic waste
If you find any discarded item on a street or estate that you believe could contain asbestos or any chemicals or toxic waste, do not touch it.
Page last updated: 22 March 2023