Fly-Tipping has become such a problem for some residents in Derby that they claim they are struggling to get to their homes.
Alleyways leading to properties are littered with bags of rubbish, mattresses, old toys and broken furniture, with residents comparing the conditions of the neighbourhood to 'a third world ghetto'.
People living in terraced houses affected by the rubbish say they have complained to Derby City Council about the problem, which has been ongoing for three months but the rubbish still remains.
However, they say authorities cannot clear up the rubbish which they fear poses a health risk because it is on private land.
Two residents being affected are neighbours Kellie Fields and Leonie O'Connell, who live either-side of an alleyway cluttered with rubbish.
Leonie says even human excrement can be found on the walls:
A spokesman for Derby City Council said they are restricted by the law: