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Don’t let Christmas hamper your efforts to reduce food waste

’20 Day of Christmas’ tips to help families over festive period

Posted on: 1 December 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Help slash food waste this Halloween

18,000 tonnes of edible pumpkin ends up in the bin each year, equivalent in weight as 1,500 double decker buses.

Posted on: 22 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment

Recycling rates increase during lockdown

Figures show a 12 per cent increase between April and June 2020.

Posted on: 18 September 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Competition gives young poets the chance to express their climate concerns

Coinciding with National Poetry Day, the competition is supported by the Budleigh Literary Festival and the Appledore Book Festival.

Posted on: 30 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Recycle Week: Get your recycling right to help save the planet

For its 17th annual Recycle Week, Recycle Now wants people all over the UK to focus on getting recycling right during Recycle Week.

Posted on: 24 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Return to Blender – overripe fruit and veg is perfect for smoothies and can reduce food waste

Devon residents can win one of 20 food blenders as part of a summer campaign aimed at reducing food waste.

Posted on: 26 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Recycle Devon launches new recycling and environment Scout badge

The new badge aims to encourage Beavers, Cubs and Scouts across Devon to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Posted on: 6 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Pictured are Cllr Andrea Davis, Winners Patricia and Richard Wells, Devon’s Top Attractions Anne Blackham and a red squirrel.

Top recyclers win Golden Ticket

1,500 people entered draw by pledging to recycle and reuse more

Posted on: 21 February 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Want to help break a World Record? Bring your broken gadgets to the Big Fix!

It’s all part of Devon County Council’s 3rd Reuse Week.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Education
close up photograph of a Christmas tree with a bauble

Christmas, the most ‘wonderful time of the year’ – and the most wasteful

Households typically produce around 30 per cent more waste during Christmas so it’s particularly important to recycle everything you can and plan your meals.

Posted on: 13 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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