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Alert message sent 10/04/2017 10:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Lincolnshire Police

Farm and Country Business Watch Alert


Farmers in Lincolnshire are currently being targeted to illegally store waste bales on their land in exchange for storage payment terms.

No official documentation is received in respect of the contract and two farmers have been found to have had hazardous waste left on their land for which they now face a bill of up to £3,000 and £300,000 to have removed.

Please ensure that any contact by these contractors is reported to the Environment Agency and Lincolnshire Police.

You should ensure that correct paperwork is in order i.e. Waste Carriers Registration; obtain the name of the carrier and registration details of the transporting vehicle.

The costs of legally removing these bales far out ways the cost of having them stored and you may be at risk of cross contamination.
Call Lincolnshire Police on Tel: 101

 Or report it on line
Environment Agency
Telephone: 03708 506 506
Message sent by
Gill Finn (Police & NHWN, Community Safety Officer, Police Headquarters)

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