Tag Archives: recycling

Wrapping paper left under a Christmas tree after traditional Christmas morning

A guide to recycling over the festive period

With Christmas fast approaching, the Council is again encouraging residents to recycle as much as they can over the forthcoming festive period

Posted on: 10 December 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments

Job well done for Council Waste service thanks to residents’ recycling

Mid Devon residents have again proven to be excellent recyclers, achieving a total recycling rate of nearly 52% for all waste collected in 2017/18

Posted on: 29 November 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments
Cartoon Recycling Officer

Look out for your 2018/19 waste and recycling collection calendar!

New waste and recycling calendars for all Mid Devon residents will soon be dropping through letterboxes, so keep a lookout for them

Posted on: 14 September 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments
Mid Devon Show - Waste Competition Winner

Garden Waste Attracts Prize Draw Winner at Mid Devon Show

Despite the mixed weather on Saturday, 28 July, the 25th Mid Devon Show at the Knightshayes/Chettiscombe showground was a great success.

Posted on: 22 August 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments
L - R: Felicity Jones, Cllr Eginton, the winners - Emily, Connie, May, Finley, Ruby, Victoria, and Cllr Radford

Winners of drawing competition named

Each of the six prize winners will have one of the Council’s new collection vehicles named after them, with their artwork displayed on the body of the vehicle.

Posted on: 8 June 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments

Continued efforts to educate and encourage compulsory recycling pays dividends!

The Council’s Street Scene team is delighted to note a great improvement in the recycling habits of residents at a local residential park since staff responsible for education and enforcement visited them.

Posted on: 26 April 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments

Recycle for Mid Devon – Primary School drawing competition

Mid Devon District Council is running another exciting competition for all Mid Devon Primary School children.

Posted on: 16 April 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments

“Any bin will do”

To help reduce littering and dog mess left on the ground, Mid Devon District Council is introducing an “Any Bin Will Do” scheme. The new scheme will see Council litter bins (excluding bins in play areas) labelled with stickers showing they can be used by the public to dispose of both litter and dog waste.

Posted on: 26 March 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments

Don’t get in a pickle, leave the top on when recycling your bottles and jars

Residents across Mid Devon are being reminded to ‘wash, squash and pop the cap on’ when they recycle glass and plastic bottles and jars

Posted on: 14 March 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments

Litter pick at Palmerston Park

Volunteers do an amazing job of litter picking at Palmerston Park and surrounding areas.

Posted on: 28 February 2018 | Posted in: Bins | No Comments