The fly-tipping in the Shaftesbury area last week was awful. A car seat was dumped at Breach Lane and an old sofa was ditched over the border in Wiltshire at Donhead Hollow.
Dorset Council has a new policy to reduce the rubbish littering our countryside. They are collaborating with the Environment Agency and Dorset Police on a new campaign.
Even if you pay someone to dispose of your waste, you’re responsible if they dump it illegally. James Potten from Dorset Council offers you advice on how to protect yourself.