Reader Letter: Skips across Norwich would help tackle fly-tipping problem
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I have been reading about the rise in fly-tipping recently and think that it would be a good idea for councils to act in a responsible way to combat this.
A few years ago Norwich City Council had a scheme where skips were put in various locations around the city so people could put garden waste etc in once a month.
In this exceptional situation we find ourselves in and the local tips being closed, I think councils should reintroduce this.
We are approaching summer and we are all tending our gardens and have a lot of cuttings, leaves and general garden waste to get rid of.
Unfortunately, there are some who deem it OK to fly-tip DIY and now there is a rising amount of green waste in plastic bags in our surrounding wooded areas and places of beauty.
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We all pay our council tax and surely that covers refuse, so the councils could use some of that money to help us and help the environment by giving us a place to put our garden waste.
Mick Harrison, Waterworks Road, Norwich.
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