Tag Archives: recycling

New strategy to reduce plastic waste gets green light

Devon County Council will phase out its use of the most polluting single-use plastic products within two years. Members of the Council’s Cabinet voted unanimously to support to the move, which is part of a new action plan to help cut the amount of single-use plastic waste in Devon.

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

County Council unwraps new strategy to reduce plastic waste

The ‘Plastics Strategy’ outlines how various single-use plastic food and beverage packaging and tableware (such as cutlery and cups) will be removed from Council work locations by 2020

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

Ivybridge Household Waste Recycling Centre scoops top award

Visitors to Ivybridge’s Household Waste Recycling Centre should feel a modest sense of pride knowing that their recycling centre has now officially been named Civic Amenity Site of the Year.

Posted on: 14 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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New look recycling centre will be easier to use

Killacleave Recycling Centre in Ilfracombe is having a face lift that will improve the site layout, and make it easier for people to use

Posted on: 6 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Primary pupils’ plea brings immediate action

A plea from two primary children to cut plastic in the oceans has had an immediate effect at Devon County Council.

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | Posted in:

Exeter Repair Café opens this Saturday!

The Exeter Repair Café at St Sidwell’s Community Centre opens its doors again this Saturday 15 July, to help fix any broken items you may have.

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | Posted in: Community

Dreaming of a ‘green’ Christmas…

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for households and often recycling, and the reason it’s so important, falls to the bottom of the priority list.

Posted on: 15 December 2016 | Posted in: Environment
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Waste management service consultation launches

The changes include length restrictions on vehicles using recycling centres, charging for the disposal of all plastic DIY waste and an amendment to the list of non-acceptable wastes.

Posted on: 4 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment