Love Devon hate fly-tipping? Your county needs you! – ‘Clean Devon’ Logo Competition

‘Clean Devon’ is a new partnership of organisations working together to tackle litter and fly tipping across Devon, which will be launched in the New Year. It will see environmental groups, emergency services, businesses and local authorities join forces to combat the scourge of litter and fly-tipping, which are putting a major and growing financial…

Volunteer with SSB

Autumn is just around the corner! It’s a great time to start something new, and if you’re thinking about volunteering, Sustainable South Brent (SSB) has lots of opportunities – from regular weekly sessions to just 3 hours a year. No matter how much time you think you can give, we welcome all new volunteers and…

Let’s help the Share Shed go mobile – UPDATE

UPDATE: Share Shed won its ‘People’s Projects Campaign’, thanks to the public votes, and received a cheque for £48,599! See Facebook. Visit https://www.thepeoplesprojects.org.uk/projects/view/share-shed , watch the short video about Share Shed in Totnes and consider adding your votes for Share Shed to get funding for a mobile van to visit neighbouring villages such as South…

Christmas Recycling

Wrapping paper is difficult to recycle as it contains thin fibres, is often dyed, laminated, glittery, metallic or has tape attached. For these reasons, not all areas will accept wrapping paper for recycling this year and in South Hams, apart from plain brown parcel paper, it will not be recycled and should go in your grey bin. Only non-glittery Christmas cards will be recycled and should…

Talking Rubbish

Terra Cycle projects for hard to recycle plastic Terra Cycle is an international recycling company that was founded in 2001 with the aim of recycling plastic materials that are difficult to recycle. Information on their web site says that over 100 major brands are involved across 20 countries. The company runs 2 types of recycling…

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Secrets of the refuse sack

• Thursday 22 March 2018: Re-cycling: Secrets of the refuse sack: at 7.30pm in the Aune Room at the Old School Community Centre (note change of venue). Sustainable South Brent is pleased to welcome Daniel Taylor and Hayley Russell from South Hams District Council to talk about exactly what happens to our rubbish. The evening…