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Blighted farmer "returns" fly-tipped tyres
15 Aug, 2020

Martin Montague, creator of the fly-tipping reporting app and website ClearWaste.com, said: "Farmers like him are plagued with fly-tipping and it costs them a fortune to get it cleared up. "Fly-tipping is a major problem in this country, whether it is in towns and cities or the countryside.

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400 tyres dumped at Fly-tippers door
15 Aug, 2020

Martin Montague, founder of clearwaste.com, called for increased penalties. He added: “Farmers like him are plagued with fly-tipping and it costs them a fortune to get it cleared up. Fly-tipping is a major problem in this country, whether it is in towns and cities or the countryside.

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Fly-tip victim dumps tires in offenders front garden
15 Aug, 2020

Martin Montague, producer of the fly-tipping coverage application as well as web site ClearWaste.com, pointed out: “Farmers like him are actually afflicted along with fly-tipping as well as it costs all of them a lot of money to acquire it cleaned up.

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Man's revenge on 'flytipper' who dumped more than 400 tyres on his land
14 Aug, 2020

ClearWaste.com says fly-tipping up 76% this year with criminals taking advantage of closed and restricted tips due to the coronavirus to rip off householders by claiming to be legitimate waste carriers. According to the commons library, the penalty for fly tipping can be a fine of up to £50,000 and up to 12 months imprisonment if convicted in a Magistrates' Court.

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A Coatbridge farmer who caught flytippers red-handed, shared the incident live on Facebook
13 Aug, 2020

After filming the incident and sharing it with his social media followers and through flytipping reporting app and website ClearWaste.com. James’ live video was shared through the Clear Waste app; and its founder, Martin Montague, says the local farmer’s experience is unfortunately not an unusual one this year.

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Furious farmer forces fly-tippers to load rubbish BACK ONTO their lorry
07 Aug, 2020

Mr Johnston sent the clip to ClearWaste - an app that allows users to report fly-tipping and find licensed waste removal options. They shared it to their Facebook page with the caption: 'Farmer James Johnston caught fly-tippers in the act - and made them load it all back onto their truck.'

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Fly-tipping soars by 122 percent across Scotland during lockdown
07 Aug, 2020

The Clear Waste site was inundated with gripes about louts blighting towns and cities with junk including kitchen appliances, tyres and rotting food. App creator Martin Montague said: “Scotland has a big issue with fly-tipping. “Complaints are up 122 per cent from this time last year. It was incredibly up 240 per cent in May from that time last year.

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Farmer videos fly-tippers reloading dumped waste
05 Aug, 2020

James Johnston captured a Facebook live recording of two males collecting their items from one of his fields and re-loading it back into their vehicle. "All this has been dumped in the gate of the field. It seems we now have to lock the gates every time we go through them." the angry farmer said in the video.

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Angered farmer Forces Fly-tippers to reload their rubbish
04 Aug, 2020

Mr Johnston sent the video to publish on ClearWaste, a free app to report fly-tipping and waste crime. Clearwaste posted the video on its Facebook page and it has had more than 200,000 views, 1,800 reactions and over 500 comments. Mike Little commented: “Brilliant. Well done Mr Farmer. Hope you stayed there till they took everything away.

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Fly-tippers forced to reload their dumped waste
03 Aug, 2020

A viral video shows the moment a Scottish farmer forced fly tippers to pick up their rubbish after dumping it on his land. James Johnston, who farms near Glasgow, filmed the two men picking up dumped wood from a field and re-loading it back into their van.

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Farmer forces fly-tippers to load their waste back onto their lorry
03 Aug, 2020

ClearWaste creator Martin Montague said: ‘We’ve seen a huge increase in reports of fly-tipping on our ClearWaste.com app and website since before lockdown – and it is often farmers who have to deal with it. ‘If fly-tippers blocks a gateway to a field with a pile of rubbish then the farmer obviously can’t get access their crops or livestock – and it costs them a fortune to clear it up.

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"First Time" fly-tippers coerced to re load rubbish onto truck.
03 Aug, 2020

The men reload the debris into a van which is not currently taxed, according to the government’s online tool One of the men says something unintelligible to which Mr Johnston replies: ‘Aye, every time I ever catch someone it’s the first time.’ Mr Johnston sent the clip to ClearWaste – an app that allows users to report fly-tipping and find licensed waste removal options