Community Energy

Established in 2011 by members of Sustainable South Brent to take forward a medium size wind turbine project for the benefit of the community

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

  • Information & links to nearest community reuse, recycling & composting projects in Devon. A networking organisation that promotes community action on waste and resources

  • What you can recycle and where you can do it.

  • Devon Local Authorities website with all the recycling services information for Devon, a good schools section and lots more.

  • They collect large furniture items & white goods for reconditioning

  • Information about recycling in South Hams (including Totnes and Ivybridge centres)

  • ‘Library of Things’ based in Totnes, but with a visiting van (about to be launched) serving Buckfastleigh, Ashburton and South Brent. Allows people to borrow tools and all sorts of other  useful items for a week at minimum cost. – “Why buy when you can borrow?”. FFI: email info@shareshed.org.uk

  • Lots of useful Information about batteries, how to dispose of them and the effects on our health and the environment of not disposing of them properly (Thanks to Cathy and Kayla for bringing this site to our attention)

Trees, Produce and Local Services

Orchard Link aims to support orchard owners and enthusiasts, to ensure that orchards are a sustainable element of our landscape. SSB is now enrolled with them, enabling us to attend meetings and courses, and to hire equipment.