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Do you want to re-home items you don’t use? Join Tuesday Tables

Tuesday Tables encourages people to leave items they no longer need outside their homes so that they can be used by someone that may benefit.

Posted on: 29 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon’s recycling rates among the best in the country

With a recycling and composting rate of 56.6 per cent for 2019/20, Devon has exceeded the national average of 45.5 per cent for another year running.

Posted on: 17 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Food Waste Action Week – Devon residents urged to reduce food waste

You can find practical tips and advice on reducing food waste on Recycle Devon’s social media feeds

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Recycle Devon badge for Girlguides launched

Devon’s Guides, Rangers, Brownies and Rainbows now have the chance to be recognised for helping to protect the environment with the launch of the new Recycle Devon badge. The new badge aims to encourage groups across Devon to Reduce, Reuseaaa

Posted on: 22 February 2021

Consumers called on to cut carbon footprint by buying better quality clothes, locally

‘Fast fashion’ industry is the second highest carbon-creating industry in the world, and if you do buy new clothes, better-quality, ethically sourced items from a local retailer is more sustainable

Posted on: 12 February 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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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
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