What you can recycle at Christmas

East Devon

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled.

Wrapping paper: Wrapping paper without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Please note: Garden waste collections will be suspended.  Please click here for more information.

Exeter

Christmas cards: You cannot recycle Christmas cards via your kerbside collections.
Please take cards (that are free from any glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, or embellishments) to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Wrapping paper: Brown paper only (without glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, or embellishments) can be recycled.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Please note: Garden waste collections end on 17th December and will resume from 24th January 2022.

Teignbridge

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled in the green recycling box.

White envelopes can be recycled in your paper recycling sack.  Brown and coloured envelopes can be recycled in your green recycling box with your cardboard recycling.

Wrapping paper: Paper (without glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, or embellishments) can be recycled in your green recycling box with your cardboard as long as it passes the scrunch test:

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Mid Devon

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled in the green recycling box.

Wrapping paper: Wrapping paper without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter), embellishments or foil can be recycled in the green recycling box.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

South Hams

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled.

Wrapping paper: Brown paper only (without glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, or embellishments) can be recycled.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Torridge

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled in the brown cardboard recycling sack.

Wrapping paper: Brown paper only (without glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, or embellishments) can be recycled in the brown cardboard recycling sack.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Please note: Garden waste collections are suspended from 25th December until the 9th January 2022.

West Devon

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled in recycling box 2.

Wrapping paper: Brown paper only (without glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, or embellishments) can be recycled in recycling box 1.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

North Devon

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter), embellishments or foil can be recycled in your brown cardboard bag.

Wrapping paper: Brown paper (without glitter, including eco/biodegradable glitter, embellishments or sticky tape) can be recycled in your brown bag cardboard collection.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Plymouth

For information on what you can recycle in Plymouth, please click here.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.

Torbay

Christmas cards: Cards without glitter (including eco/biodegradable glitter) or embellishments can be recycled – please tear off any glitter sections.

Wrapping paper: Brown paper only can be recycled in your boxes with your cardboard.

Real Christmas trees: Please click here for how to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Changes to collection days: Please click here to find out how your collections days may be affected over the Christmas period.