Social distancing measures have been put in place as well as a new number plate system to keep numbers down.Read the full story ›
Cornwall Council set to reopen tips - but you'll need to check your car registration to see what day of the month you can make a trip.Read the full story ›
Selected households in West Devon start six month trial today. Recycling and food waste will still be collected weekly.Read the full story ›
University of Bath have found a new way to help plastic recycling.Read the full story ›
A greenhouse made out of 3,000 plastic bottles is the centrepiece of a garden display made of rubbish, highlighting the need for recyclingRead the full story ›
You can now take your unwanted polystyrene packaging to this depot and recycle it - for free.Read the full story ›
The Treasury received more responses than ever before to their consultation on plastic pollution.Read the full story ›
Tonnes of plastic collected in beach cleans around Devon and Cornwall is now being recycled in Exeter.Read the full story ›
Cornwall Residents are being asked for their views on changes to kerbside recycling and waste collections, which have already been introduced in places like Plymouth.
The new system would see collections of general waste carried out fortnightly, with food waste and recycling collected weekly.
The council aims to use the feedback to shape their new contract in 2020, claiming recycling would be increased, but critics warn it could lead to fly-tipping.
Cafes in council-run buildings in Bristol are set to introduce the levy for single-use cups to deter people fro using them.Read the full story ›