Tag Archives: recycling

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| No Comments

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| No Comments
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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| 2 Comments

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

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

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
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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