Illegal trash dumping sites in the UK

In 2011, the Environment Agency in the United Kingdom identified over 600 active illegal trash dumping sites in England and Wales.

During the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year, the agency conducted over 400 waste-related prosecutions and shut down 1,195 illegal waste dumping sites.

Source: “Waste crime crackdown launched by Environment Agency,” BBC News, December 8, 2011.