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Use the A to Z menu above to find out what extra items you can reuse or recycle.
 
Packaging

Some district councils collect different packaging in their household collections; click here for more info. Packaging can also be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Paper

All district councils collect paper in their household collections; click here for more info. Paper  can also be recycled at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre or paper recycling banks.

Paint

Both water based and oil based paint can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Please note there is a limit of 5 litres in a 12 month period on oil based paint.

Pesticides

Household quantities are accepted at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Please make sure the material is in a secure container and clearly labelled.

Please do not pour this down the drain and do not place into your ordinary household rubbish.

Plasterboard

Hardcore and rubble can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre, with the exception of Totnes and Maclins quarry. Please note these items are chargeable, click here for more details.

Plastic Packaging
Some district councils collect plastic packaging in their household collections; click here for more info. All types of plastic can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Plastic Bottles
The Refill Devon Scheme allows you to fill up your reusable water bottle for free at participating establishments, reducing plastic bottle waste. Most district councils collect plastic bottles in their household collections; click here for more info. All types of plastic can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Plastic bags
Some district councils collect plastic packaging in their household collections; click here for more info.  Alternatively, most major supermarkets have plastic bag collections. Find out more about carrier bag alternatives here.

Printers
See 'Electrical Items'.

Printer Cartridges
Some district councils will collect printer cartridges as part of the household collection, click here for more info. Alternatively, The Recycling Factory will accept your unwanted cartridges for recycling.

Projectors

See 'Electrical Items'.

Pyrex

See 'Glass Bottles & Jars'.