Waste Management

South Hams District Council Super Recycler

In Spring 2021 South Hams District Council are rolling out our new recycling service, allowing residents to recycle more as part of their kerbside collection

Waste and Recycling Calendar 2021 - 2022

What will the new service look like?

More Recycling Collections

More Recycling Collections

? Recycling and Food Waste will be picked up every week

? No more single use plastic sacks

? You can start putting your food waste and recycling out weekly as soon as you receive your new containers.

Find Your Collection Day

New Items to Recycle

New Items to Recycle

? Plastic tubs, pots and trays

? Glass

? Printer Cartridges and household batteries

? Plus everything that we currently collect!

What We'll Collect

Weekly Food Waste

Weekly Food Waste

? Food Waste will be collected in a new container

? AND collected every week

? This will reduce the amount of time you have to store smelly waste!

? Lockable caddy to keep wildlife out

Your New Food Caddy

New Containers

New Containers

? Each household will receive new containers for your recycling and food waste.

? Each household will receive 2 recycling boxes, 1 reusable recycling sack and 2 Food waste caddies (one to keep in your kitchen and one to put out for collection).

? Start using your containers as soon as they arrive and put them out on your next collection day

Find Your Collection Day

Sorting Your Recycling

Sorting Your Recycling

? The new system helps sort your recycling

? By sorting the materials into different containers you can help ensure we only collect items that are recyclable

? Our new recycling vehicles have separate compartments for each type of recycling.

? They're more efficient, and better for the environment too.

Sorting Your Recycling

Other Collections

Other Collections

? Refuse will still be picked up every fortnight in your grey bin

? Garden waste will still be picked up every fortnight in your brown bin

? Clinical waste collections will stay the same

Grey Bin

Brown Bin

FAQs

Ivybridge Recycling Centre

Ivybridge Recycling Centre opening times and information regarding acceptable materials.