There has been a public backlash to our story revealing that people wanting to use any of Kirklees Council’s five waste tips will now have to register first before they are allowed in.

Kirklees Council has introduced a new policy where people must log their car registration number online before they are allowed to dump rubbish.

And they have also announced that they will start charging to collect bulky waste from July 11.

It provoked a massive response on our website and Facebook pages.

Gregory Doughty said: “This sort of thing is in place in many other councils. It’s about time Kirklees brought this in to combat the people that abuse the facility. It costs a fortune to get rid of the rubbish. People must remember it’s not the fault of the people that work for the tip, so don’t take it out on them when you visit.”

Naomi Swinden: “Kirklees is one of the very last councils across the country to bring in charging for bulky waste and a permit scheme at household waste sites. Think yourselves lucky you’ve had it so good for so long.”

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Paul Smith: “This won’t help with recycling. There are lots of things that can’t be put in a green bin, but can be recycled at the tip such electronics, CFL bulbs, NiCad batteries etc. All that will happen is people will put them in their grey bins. Lots of nasty chemicals going into landfill instead of being handled correctly – great!”

Claire Keer: “This has been the case at Wakefield council for years! They are only asking you to fill a form in, not empty skips for them.”

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Drew Shaw: “Nope, absolutely not registering for a permit. I pay my council tax, they have my name and address already and what happens if I change my car? Same farce all over again or worse. Impose a charge to edit details hmm? I don’t think so. Let me in or I leave it at the gate, it’s that simple.”

Emily Jane Smith: “This is ridiculous on so meany levels. Waste of council resources, unnecessary bureaucracy, lack of notification, potential to increase fly tipping. Can somebody explain how this is meant to save them money?”

Linda Huson: Remind me again, why do I pay my council tax? I am already forced to take my garden rubbish to the tip and now the council wants to know my personal details first. Why exactly, when I am doing their job for them? Many of my neighbours are in their 80s and have no computer and don’t need this unnecessary hassle. This will encourage even more fly tipping.”