If you are a householder, you are legally required to take reasonable steps to check that people removing waste from your premises are authorised to do so.
Reasonable steps to take:
Ask the waste carrier to provide you with their full address and telephone number
Ask to see their waste carrier licence issued by the Environment Agency
Contact the Environment Agency directly on 08708 506 506 and ask for a free instant Waste Carrier Validation Check, alternatively you can check online on the Environment Agency website.
Our waste carriers licence number is – CBDU 66437
What not to do :
Be wary of accepting a quotes via telephone without them viewing, if they are prepared to quote over the telephone
without them seeing whats involved, they may NOT be licensed and may possibly fly tip your waste.
Use unlicensed waste carriers, they could fly tip your waste , if it leads back to your address , you could be prosecuted with up to a £20,000 fine.