Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected from October 1st 2019

From 1st October 2019 your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

Click here to see what can go in your brown bins

Environmental pollution incidents

The Environment Agency deal with the following pollution incidents:

  • Damage or danger to the natural environment
  • Pollution to water or land
  • Poaching or illegal fishing
  • Dead fish or fish gasping for air
  • Blocked watercourses and unusual changes in river flow
  • Flooding from main rivers and the sea
  • Illegal dumping of hazardous waste or large amounts of industrial waste
  • Incidents at industrial sites that have a permit from the Environment Agency
  • Damaged canal or river banks
     

They can be contacted using their incident hotline 0800 80 70 60 or visit the Environment Agency website.

We can deal with:

To report an incident or nuisance, either click on the appropriate link above or telephone us on: 01664 502502