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Needles and drug litter

Please use the form below to report drug related litter including needles, syringes and other hazardous items. 

Please give as much information about the location as possible to help us find the items to be collected.

To report needles or drug related litter out of office hours, please call 0300 1234 100. 

Please do not use this form to report anti social behaviour. You can report anti social behaviour here.

Report needles and drug litter

Please enter your details below
* Please describe in detail the litter that needs removing including how many needles, and whether they are loose in a bag/box/other container
* IMPORTANT - Please describe in detail the EXACT location of the litter that needs removing. Include an address or landmark if possible. By providing as much detail as possible, we will have a better chance of finding the litter and making it safe.
* Date and time you spotted the litter that needs removing


The information you provide on this form will be used to investigate and / or action your request for a waste service.We will only use this information in conjunction with your request.

We have asked you to provide us with your name, address and details of the service that you are requesting. Without these details we will not be able to investigate and/or action this request for you. We may contact you for further information if required.

Your information may be shared with our waste collection contractor Biffa Environmental Municipal Services Ltd. We will retain your details for 6 years following receipt of your report of a missed collection. All personal information held by Cornwall Council and its external service providers is held in a secure environment. Read the full privacy policy.