Tag Archives: Recycle Devon

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
Picture of green recycling arrows and the Earth

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

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

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

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

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