Current members

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) exists to promote the beauty, tranquillity and diversity of rural England by encouraging the sustainable use of land and other natural resources in town and country. We advocate positive solutions for the long-term future of the countryside. Our Patron is Her Majesty The Queen. We have more than 60,000 supporters, a branch in every county, nine regional groups, over 200 local groups and a national office in central London.
The Canal & River Trust is a charity set up to care for England and Wales’ wonderful legacy of 200-year-old waterways, holding them in trust for the nation forever. We are responsible for 2,000 miles of canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs. As members of the NFTPG, we are able to share best practice, find solutions to the problems faced by major landowners when dealing with the consequences of fly-tipping and to ensure regulators understand the challenges fly-tipping presents to those charged with providing an accessible public asset and recreational resource.
CIWM is an organisation that represents the interests of professional waste managers in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland as well as further afield. Through its professional grades of membership, the Institution has members in local authorities, contracting organisations and regulatory bodies who collectively have more involvement in the issues surrounding fly-tipping than any other group or sector.
The CLA has some 40,000 members that together manage approximately 5 million hectares of rural England and Wales. The Association was founded almost one hundred years ago to protect the interests of owners of rural land. Today, our membership encompasses the full diversity of land, property and business and it is this experience and expertise which enables us to fight hard for a thriving rural economy. Many of our members have been blighted by fly-tipping and continue to be so: remote rural land is often accessible for fly-tippers and difficult to patrol.
The Countryside Alliance is about people. We work for everyone who loves the countryside and the rural way of life. Through campaigning, lobbying, publicity and education, the Alliance influences legislation and public policy that impacts on the countryside and rural people.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) works for the essentials of life - food, air, land, water, people, animals and plants. Our remit is the pursuit of sustainable development - weaving together economic, social and environmental concerns. Everyone deserves to live in a thriving neighbourhood where they can feel safe and at ease. We want to make more neighbourhoods the kinds of places where people want to live now and in the future.
Our job is to look after the environment and make it a better place. The environment is the air you breathe, the water you drink and the ground you walk on. By working with business, Government and society as a whole, we are making the environment cleaner and healthier. We have a varied role in tackling fly-tipping. We work with Government and others to identify solutions to the problem. We also have an operational role, investigating incidents and taking enforcement action against fly-tippers.
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the trade association for the UK transmission and distribution license holders, acting in the interest of the gas and electricity network sectors. The ENA promotes the operation of the networks to help ensure they are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable.
The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is working to transform waste and resource management in the UK. Our work helps enable our members to turn Britain’s waste into valuable resources whilst protecting the environment. Our industry provides services which are essential to modern life. The companies that make up our sector collect the waste materials produced by households and businesses across the UK, treat it responsibly, and turn a large percentage of it into new resources and energy for the nation.
The aim of Environment and Heritage Service (EHS) is to protect, conserve and promote our natural environment and built heritage for the benefit of present and future generations. EHS takes the lead in advising on, and in implementing, the Government's environmental policy and strategy in Northern Ireland. The Agency carries out a range of activities, which promotes the Government's key themes of sustainable development, biodiversity and climate change.
The FSB is the largest campaigning pressure group promoting the interests of small businesses. The FSB is non-profit making and non-party political. Small businesses are victims of fly-tipping therefore we are eager to assist in formulating policy to reduce such activities.
In Wales, Fly-tipping Action Wales is the Wales-wide partnership initiative sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government and co-ordinated by Environment Agency Wales to tackle fly-tipping. The aim of the initiative is to bring a host of partners together through Fly-tipping Forums to tackle fly-tipping in a holistic way through enforcement, community and educational actions. The initiative deals with the whole spectrum of fly-tipping from the single black bag to the big, bad and nasty.
The Highways Agency is responsible for the operating, maintaining and improving of the strategic road network. The Highways Agency experience fly-tipping across its strategic road network and in a bid to address this have become involved in the National Fly-tipping Prevention Group.
The Scottish Flytipping Forum is represented on the NFTPG to ensure that knowledge and experience is shared across Great Britain, and is hosted and chaired by Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB). The Scottish Flytipping Forum was established with all of the key Scottish stakeholders who are affected by fly-tipping and the organisations responsible for the investigation and disposal of many flytipping incidents.
Keep Britain Tidy is an environmental charity working to achieve cleaner, greener places for everyone. We campaign in England against litter and neglect, providing advice and leading others by inspiring practical action and better policy. With our origins in the 1950s anti-litter campaigns, we now focus on the range of issues affecting where people live including fly-tipping, fly-posting, graffiti, antisocial behaviour and abandoned vehicles.
The LGA promotes the interests of English and Welsh local authorities - a total of just under 500 authorities. These represent over 50 million people and spend around £74 billion a year on local services. The LGA exists to promote better local government. We work with and for our member authorities to realise a shared vision of local government that enables local people to shape a distinctive and better future for their locality and its communities. We aim to put local councils at the heart of the drive to improve public services and to work with government to support this objective.
The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is the largest farming organisation in the UK, representing around three-quarters of the full time commercial farmers of England and Wales. The NFU champions British farming and provides professional representation and services to its members. It offers solutions to society on the quality and security of food supplies, the management of the countryside and the mitigation of climate change.
Network Rail is the Not for Dividends owner and operator of Britain’s railway infrastructure, which includes 20,000 miles of track and adjacent land, 2,500 stations leased to train operators, 18 Major Stations and 8,200 commercial properties. Fly-tipping on land in our ownership is detrimental to the experience of passengers using rail services.
The National Trust is an independent charity which looks after 250,000 hectares of land and some of the most amazing historic houses, gardens and landscapes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Over 15 million visitors and 3.5 million members come for inspiration, relaxation, enjoyment and enrichment. Unfortunately, a substantial number of the Trust's properties can become the victim of fly-tipping, and budgets that were intended for nature conservation and visitor enjoyment are swallowed up dealing with fly tipping.
Water UK represents all UK water and wastewater service suppliers at national and European level. We provide a positive framework for the water industry to engage with government, regulators, stakeholder organisations and the public.
The Welsh Assembly Government is committed to tackling fly-tipping across Wales, primarily by providing funding to support the Environment Agency in Wales in its unique approach via Fly- tipping Action Wales style projects that focus on partnership working in conjunction with local authorities on a regional basis. Fly-tipping Action Wales works in three key areas:- education, partnership working and enforcement.
We were set up in 2000 to help recycling take off in the UK and to create a market for recycled materials. As understanding grew that 'waste' is actually 'stuff with value' and that wasting resources made no environmental or commercial sense, governments across the UK increased efforts to tackle these issues. Over the last decade, we have helped and continue to help governments devise strategies to deal with these issues through our expertise, research and practical advice.
Zero Waste Scotland is helping Scotland to become more efficient in its use of resources. As a facilitator and enabler of change, we help to reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and promote responsible water use – all as part of a journey towards a low-carbon, sustainable economy.Our goal is to help Scotland eliminate waste.
The National Rural Crime Network champions a better understanding of crime in rural areas, and new, effective ways to help to keep rural communities safer.