Vehicles suspected of waste crime


We have the power to seize a vehicle, trailer or mobile plant and their contents if we believe it is being used for – or will be used for – waste crimes such as fly-tipping.

When we can seize a vehicle

We will seize a vehicle if it has been:

  • used to dump waste illegally – fly-tipping
  • used to transfer waste while driven by someone not registered as a waste carrier
  • used to transfer waste to someone not registered as a waste carrier
  • used at a site that is breaking the rules of an environmental permit

We list details below of vehicles we have seized that can still be claimed.

For information on claiming a seized vehicle, go to claiming your vehicle.

Vehicle seized – registration E4 LND

Detail This vehicle
Type White Porsche Cayenne
Date and time vehicle was seized 7:21am, Friday 18 August 2023
Place vehicle was seized Sabina Road, Chadwell St Mary
Reason Used in the fly-tipping of cardboard boxes and polystyrene on Hoford Road, Linford at 1:30pm, Thursday 27 July 2023.
Legal powers used Section 34b of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
Case reference 23/06932/ABFLYT
Any claim must be made before 18 September 2023