A company from the heart of Devon is celebrating after winning Innovation of the Year at the 2020 UK Packaging Awards for its unique eco-friendly packaging.
Furthermore, Newton Abbot based Westaways sausages has been shortlisted as one of five finalists - including four goliaths of pork, beef and poultry processing in the UK - for the Meat, Poultry and Seafood Manufacturing Company...
Devon residents are being urged to breathe new life into their old clothes and ‘wear what you have’ to help reduce their carbon footprint and to pass on clothes they no longer want to keep them out of the bin.
By making at least one of a series of pledges, residents will be entered into a prize draw with a chance to win one of 10 Duronic Fabric De-Bobblers.
Cardboard recycling has doubled in East Devon since the coronavirus lockdown in March from an average 250 tonnes a month to a whopping 526 tonnes a month – and there are no signs that these record collections are letting up even with the easing of restrictions.
East Devon residents – who are officially the best recyclers in Devon – are continuing their excellent recycling record...
The phased reopening of Devon’s Household Waste Recycling Centres for essential use only has gone 'relatively well so far' says Councillor Andrea Davis, 'but we are experiencing some problems with traffic queuing back onto the public highway causing a safety issue, which we're having to address.’
Public safety is paramount to Devon County Council, but despite their appeals for the...
Residents should only visit recycling centres if absolutely necessary.
Those with small amounts of waste which are suitable to be placed in the kerbside collection, those over 70, those who are self isolating (vulnerable or displaying symptoms of COVID 19) should not visit the sites from today (Monday 23 March) until further notice.
Devon residents are being invited to join the Donation Generation by pledging to reuse and repair clothing as much as possible and reduce the estimated 10,000 items of clothing thrown away in the UK every five minutes.
Every pledge made will be entered in a prize draw on 2 March 2020, to win one of 10 Upcycling and Repair kits.