2014 a record year for fly-tipping in Borders
An SBC spokesman said: “Fly-tipping in any form is unacceptable.
“We would appeal to people not to carry out such acts, with anyone caught facing fines of up to £40,000 or six months imprisonment.
“Members of the public can play their part in protecting the environment by reporting any incidents of illegal dumping on publicly owned land to the Council on 0300 100 1800.
“If you suspect anyone of dumping on privately owned land, contact Dumb Dumpers helpline on 08452 30 40 90 or report it online at www.dumbdumpers.org”