Reporting Litter from Vehicles

EPA recently successfully prosecuted a litterer on two counts of depositing a lit cigarette butt. The accused was convicted and ordered to pay an aggregate fine of $400.

In December 2020, we provided councils with a litter campaign package ‘Be the solution. Report litter and pollution’. EPA designed this to help councils encourage the community to report littering from a vehicle to the EPA. EPA publication 1912.1 has more information