Litter

We clear litter from public places, such as streets, parks, playgrounds and pedestrian areas, litter on private land is the responsibility of the landowner.

As well as providing and maintaining litter and dog litter bins across the borough, our Litter Blitz Crew provides a rapid response to areas that need urgent attention so that we can keep Solihull clean and tidy.

How do I report a problem?

Report litter

Report an overflowing litter or dog bin

Request repair of a litter or dog bin

Replace/remove/new dog or litter bin

You can also call 0121 704 8000 or email connectcc@solihull.gov.uk.

The offence of leaving litter

It is a criminal offence to leave, throw down or drop litter, including chewing gum and cigarette butts. The offence carries a maximum penalty of £2,500. We can also issue fixed penalty notices of £75 to people that litter. The fine must be paid within 14 days, but that’s reduced to £50 if you pay within 7 days.

Community clean-up

We actively encourage you to take pride in your local area and clean it up either on your own or in a community group.

For more information and advice please contact us.

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