Illegal dumping frustrates rural landowners

Shingles dumped - Multiple piles of shingles and nails were discovered scattered along a right of way and onto a farmer’s standing crop in the RM of Elcapo. If caught and convicted, the responsible party could be fined $500 under the Littering Control Act.

RM of Elcapo Officials and landowners in the RM of Elcapo are frustrated. Fly-tippers are leaving garbage along roadways and on private property, so it’s costing the RM time and money to clean it up. Several times in recent weeks, garden refuse has been left piled on the side of…