Please Tel: 01343 557045 and tell the staff of the situation, this will then be investigated and cleared. The roads and verges across the area are routinely swept and litter picked up on a rota basis, if there are particular concerns about a specific area these can be looked at and cleared. Moray has been one of the two cleanest counties in Scotland for the last 3 years.
Yes, litter is waste, created by humans, which is in the wrong place (in other words, left lying around in a public place), so biodegradable things and breadcrumbs are also considered to be litter and you can be prosecuted for dropping them in a public place.
Yes, you can be prosecuted if your child drops litter and you do not pick it up
You are not legally obliged to provide stub-out bins, but Environmental Health would encourage their use because they will prevent litter, and reinforce the message that your premises are no smoking. Please note that in some instances, you will need planning permission if you wish to provide a stub-out bin.
Yes, it is a crime to drop litter. You can be fined £50 for each incidence of dropping litter, no matter what type or how small it is.
The act of dropping and discarding a cigarette end in a public place is littering and if you are responsible you will be guilty of an offence and liable to pay a an on the spot fine of £50 fine but if the case goes to court, you could be liable to pay up to £2,500.
The most commonly found litter is litter from smoking, drinks, sweets and crisps and fast food.
You can get an on the spot fine of £50 fine but if the case goes to court, you could be liable to pay up to £2,500.
Please contact 01343 557045 and advise the staff that there has happened, they will arrange for a replacement bin to be sited in necessary.
Report this by telephoning 01343 557045.