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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
recycling bin

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
Waste recycling

Have your say on Devon’s Resource & Waste Management Strategy

The new document will present how the 10 councils responsible for waste collection or disposal in Devon, will continue to try to reduce the amount of household waste created and ensure that waste is managed in a sustainable and cost-efficient manner.

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
fly tipped waste in a layby

New partnership will clamp down on fly tipping and litter

Devon has launched a new multi-agency task force to combat fly tipping. Many of the county’s leading agencies will be working together in a crime-busting partnership known as the Clean Devon task force.

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Recycling centre

Devon-wide review of waste management carbon emissions commissioned

Carbon contributions from each of Devon’s eight district waste collection authorities as well as its recycling centres will be included in the analysis.

Posted on: 10 January 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Plymouth Energy from Waste

All kerbside waste collected in Devon is recycled or turned into energy

Cllr Davis says that all residual waste now goes to Energy Recovery Facilities, and is used to create heat and electricity.

Posted on: 4 October 2019
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