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Dangerous litter (needles, drugs, broken glass)

The Emergency Hit Squad form is only to be used to report hazardous items, for example: hypodermic syringes, needles or broken glass that may cause a risk to human health on council owned or maintained land.

The Emergency Hit Squad will collect hazardous materials and make safe any dangerous or hazardous waste on authority owned and managed Land including:

  • parks
  • amenity beaches
  • Public Rights of Way
  • council offices
  • Isle of Wight Council managed car parks
  • any other unspecified authority land.

Items on private land will not be removed. Items on a public road or pavement should be reported to Island Roads on 01983 822440 or online at fix my street.

Contact information

Waste and Environment

Contract Management
Waste & Recycling
County Hall
High Street
Isle of Wight
PO30 1UD

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm