After our powerful exposé on the scourge of fly-tipping earlier this month, there was an extraordinary response from readers.
The Mail has been inundated with disturbing photographs which show how the problem — exacerbated by councils charging for the use of official refuse tips — is blighting our towns and villages.
Here we publish some of the most shocking images you sent us...
THAMES MARSHES: Over the past three years, Paul Cobb says, this expanse of marshland near Erith, once starkly beautiful, has become a dumping ground that is never cleared
CHESHIRE: Rubbish dumped by a pick-up truck mars fields by a 140-year-old cricket club in the pretty village of Weston, where children as young as six come to play
COTSWOLDS: Car wheels and decorators’ paint tins defile an area of outstanding natural beauty less than two miles from the village of Bibury, a magnet for tourists
SURREY: Riders in the lane near Chobham, where Mail reader John Maynard lives. Since his local council began charging to take waste, fly-tippers have struck there 16 times
ESSEX: Karen Young blames tough restrictions at a recycling centre in the county town of Chelmsford for these hills of rubble blocking an office building’s driveway
WEST YORKSHIRE: This dangerous dumping-ground on a field next to a children’s football pitch in the village of Lofthouse, near Wakefield, is infested with rats
KENT: This dismal sprawl has been growing for months by a derelict pub in Greenhill, Herne Bay. Ian Bingham says locals call the once-scenic spot ‘New Greenhill Free Tip’
WEST LONDON: Filthy rags, mouldering household clutter and even a sofa lie strewn along a once pretty lane near Isleworth that has become a hotspot for fly-tippers
LEICESTERSHIRE: Market Harborough was named one of the UK’s best places to live. But since the county council raised recycling charges last May, fly-tipping has been on the rise