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Littering Complaint Types


Littering Associated with a Motor Vehicle or Vessel


  • litter dropped or thrown by a person from a moving vehicle or vessel
  • littering resulting from unsecured loads
  • littering associated with a stationary vehicle or vessel
  • dumping using a motor vehicle, trailer or vessel

Littering associated with a pedestrian


  • general littering
  • placing household or commercial rubbish in public place litter bins
  • insecure delivery of advertising materials
  • placing of advertising materials on vehicles
  • bill posting without consent


Covers other types of littering for example:

  • Escape or likely escape of litter from premises including but not restricted to business premises, car parks or construction sites
  • Littering from ship, a boat or other motorised water vehicle

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.