A new taskforce has been launched to tackle the criminal waste industry which is said to cost the UK economy £600 million a year.
Councils had to clear up more than a million incidents of fly-tipping last year in England, as figures show the problem continues to rise.
Rona Dougall: I’ve bin in a terrible mood all week after countryside ramble was trashed by selfish litter louts and fly-tippers
What better way to enjoy the summer holidays than a walk in the beautiful forest on the outskirts of Bridge of Allan.
A tireless schoolboy has been hailed a hero for helping Keep Scotland Beautiful one piece of litter at a time.