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To report cases of littering and illegal dumping, call the Unit’s hotline number 219-0021, or e-mail:  greenguyana@gmail.com

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The Litter Enforcement Unit

 

The Litter Enforcement Unit (LEU) within the Environmental Management and Compliance Division of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Guyana has as its main responsibility, the enforcement of the Environmental Protection (Litter Enforcement) Regulations 2013.

 

Primarily, the Litter Enforcement Regulations detail the following litter offences and associated enforcement actions:

 

  1. The depositing of litter in any public place with an associated penalty of fifty thousand dollars ($50, 000) for an individual and one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for a company;

 

  1. Depositing of litter in a private place without the consent of the owner is a chargeable offence of thirty thousand dollars ($30,000); and

 

  1. The disposal of litter from a motor vehicle/trailer incurs a fine on summary conviction of fifty thousand dollars ($50, 000) for an individual and one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for a company

 

If you wish to contact the Litter Enforcement Unit for more information or to report an offence, please call us on telephone number (592)219-0021.