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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
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Recycling centres to open for essential use only

Devon County Council is reopening its recycling centres for essential use only from Monday 11 May. The government has defined ‘essential use’ as waste that ‘cannot be stored without causing a risk of injury, health or harm to the residentaaa

Posted on: 6 May 2020

Return to mender; BigFix 2020 saves £100K of broken items from the tip

Record number of items repaired prevents 55,000kg of carbon

Posted on: 9 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment

County Council Reuse Officer wins national award for ‘outstanding contribution to recycling’

Catherine Causley has been recognised for her success in encouraging more people to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | 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

Devon maintains status as one of the top recycling counties

Devon’s recycling rate has increased 2% sinc last year

Posted on: 27 August 2019
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