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Environmental Enforcement Wardens

The environmental wardens offers a service in order to develop good relations with residents and work with them to identify and tackle localised problems.


The wardens provide a dedicated resource to undertake enforcement action against environmental crimes, patrolling local communities from 8am to 8pm seven days a week. They will also continue to educate local residents about the impact of environmental crime - highlighting the fact that offenders are responsible for their actions.

West Lothian Council announced its expansion of the Environmental Enforcement team in response to public demand for more action against dog foulingfly tipping, litterabandoned vehicles and graffiti.

Easily recognisable in their distinct red and black uniforms, the team is composed of people from various backgrounds, including former police officers and community wardens.

The expansion of the team from three to 18 wardens is proving popular with local business people and members of the community. The team will work alongside the Neighbourhood Environment teams and Land Services to maximise action and improvements on local environmental issues.

West Lothian Council is urging people to play their part in keeping their community clean and free from environmental crimes. If you would like to report an environmental crime such as: