Report Litter or Pollution

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Our Litter Wardens and Environmental Health Officers can investigate reports from you about any of the following environmental incidents:

  • Litter and graffiti, e.g. roadside dumping.
  • Air pollution, e.g. as a result of industrial activity.
  • Noise pollution, e.g. building activity.

For Water pollution incidents please contact the Water Pollution Section of our Drainage Department at or telephone (01) 222 2155

Report emergency pollution or littering

Call (01) 679 6186

This number must only to be used in an emergency, e.g. a sudden release of pollution into a river, or in an out-of-hours situation.

Report non-emergency pollution or littering


Log on to our Self Sevice Portal 

By post

This is our preferred means for receiving reports. This is because postal reports allow us to record and track issues more effectively.

To make a report, complete the following Environment Complaint form.

Please include the following information with your form:

  • Your name and address
  • The date, time and location of the incident.
  • Photographs (if available)
  • A sketch or map (if available)

Return the form and other information along to the address below.

By telephone

Call (01) 222 2222 during normal office hours.

Dublin City Litter Hotline 

1800 251 500

Central Area Litter Hotline

1800 248 348

By email

Send an email to  

For more information

Dublin City Council
Customer Service Department
Ground Floor, Block 4
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (01) 222 2222