Tag Archives: Recycle Devon

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

One-stop-shop resource for Repair and Reuse launched

It follows the anniversary of the worldwide Repair Café movement last month which saw hundreds of enthusiastic residents flock to Devon’s numerous Repair Cafes.

Posted on: 22 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Tinkerers, tailors and expert fixers urged to join Repair Cafe revolution

And its not just fixers and repair people they need – each café needs volunteers to help in a variety of roles from greeting to admin. 

Posted on: 18 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 9 Comments

Annual awards are a chance to nominate Devon’s recycling heroes

The Sixth Recycle Devon Thank You Awards will be held on Friday 22 March 2019. Nominations can be submitted from 17 October to 30 November 2018.

Posted on: 17 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Confess your food waste secrets to win a Smarter FridgeCam

Devon residents can confess their guilty food waste secrets to Recycle Devon to be entered in to a prize draw to win a Smarter FridgeCam worth £150.

Posted on: 6 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Plan it, freeze it, compost it – three ways to save on food waste

A keen recycler from Tavistock has won a hamper full of waste–saving goodies by pledging to throw less food away.

Posted on: 19 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Drab to fab furniture for Devon Upcycling Day

Devon residents are being encouraged to find out how to give the things they no longer want a new lease of life, and think differently about what they buy and throw away. 

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Community repair events this summer

From Thursday 17 May to Friday 21 September Recycle Devon will be visiting a number of Devon’s libraries to offer a free electrical repair service.

Posted on: 4 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment