Street care and cleaning

We are responsible for keeping the district clean and free of litter. We do this by regular street cleaning, emptying litter bins, clearing dog fouling and removing graffiti and fly-posters.

Report a littering or street cleaning problem

Tell us about litter or other rubbish on a public road or pavement or ask for a litter bin to be emptied

Report fly-tipping or illegal waste dumping

Report rubbish or other waste that's been dumped on the road, pavement or on public land

Report a spillage

Who to tell about a spillage on roads or public footpaths

Report dog mess

Tell us about animal fouling or other mess on the street or in a public place

Report graffiti

Tell us about graffiti on things like public buildings, monuments, benches and bins

Report fly-posting

Tell us about fly-posting

Abandoned vehicles

How to tell if a vehicle has been abandoned and what you can do to report it

Highway Ranger service

The Highway Rangers carry out minor works around the district such as clearing paths, trimming vegetation at the side of the road and cleaning signs

Market cleaning

Markets in Great Dunmow, Saffron Walden and Thaxted are run by the town and parish councils