A man and a woman have been prosecuted for waste offences in Hull.
Damian Mizera, of Pearson Avenue, was prosecuted and ordered to pay £640 for waste that was found dumped in Temple Street.
And Karen Lynes, of Binbrook Garth, was prosecuted and ordered to pay £425 for waste that was found dumped near her street.
Councillor Anita Harrison, portfolio holder for waste management at Hull City Council, said: “Everyone plays a role in looking after our environment and helping to tackle fly-tipping. By taking a tough stance on enforcement, we can deter any potential offenders.
“If you pay anyone to remove and dispose of your waste who is not a registered waste carrier and this is found fly-tipped in Hull, you may face enforcement action. This could be in the form of a fixed penalty, prosecution and an unlimited fine. Furthermore, conviction means a criminal record.
“Always ask to see a copy of their registered waste carrier’s certificate.”
Check whether someone is a registered waste carrier at the Environment Agency website or by calling 03708 506506.