Police and local councils have vowed to work together to fight what has been dubbed a 'fly-tipping epidemic'.
It comes after a fly-tipper who dumped rubbish across Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire was jailed for two years.
Robbie Johnston, from Barkway near Royston, was a licensed waste carrier but he was caught dumping everything from baths and beds to garage doors and builders' waste.
Johnston pleaded guilty to 13 offences in 2016 and 2017.
He was prosecuted by North Hertfordshire and South Cambridgeshire District Councils.
Despite having a waste carrier licence, Johnston was taking people's rubbish and illegally dumping it.
North Hertfordshire District Council also successfully applied for a Criminal Behaviour Order which bans Johnston from being involved in any business or enterprise which involves collecting, carrying, depositing and or transporting waste by any means for five years.
He was also disqualified from driving for three years was also successful.
Johnston admitted dumping waste at several locations including:
Barkway Road Royston,
North HertsBell Lane, Nuthampstead, North Herts
A bridleway just off the A505, Baldock Road, Royston, North Herts
Wilbury Hills Picnic Area, Letchworth Garden City, North Herts
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road, Letchworth Garden City, North Herts
Therfield Road, Kelshall, North Herts
Jubilee Road, Letchworth Garden City, North Herts
Modern Grange Farm, Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire
Slip End, Ashwell, North Herts
Little Chishall Road, Cambridgeshire
"This case clearly illustrates that some individuals will continually try to flout the law when it comes to fly-tipping. Their behaviour is a blight on the district and we will use all the powers available to us to eradicate such illegal activities." >
"There's absolutely no excuse for it, as there are plenty of ways to dispose of waste properly. If you see someone in the act, don't approach them, but try to get as many details about the vehicle and the person you see doing it as possible. This gives us more chance of successfully prosecuting them." >