Mid Devon Recycling Information

In this section, residents living in the Mid Devon area can find out information on recycling and refuse collections in their area. Click here to find out what your collection days are. Click here to find out about household bulky waste collections. If we have missed your refuse/recycling collection, please contact Mid Devon District Council on 01884 255255 or click here. For more detailed information regarding refuse and recycling in Mid Devon, please click here

What can I recycle?

Black recycling box

Glass –  bottles and jars, please reattach lids.

Paper – office paper, newspapers, magazines, yellow pages, junk mail.

Metals – tins and cans and foil.

Plastics – plastic drinks bottles, other plastic bottles, milk bottles, plastic pots including small plant pots, tubs, trays, plastic bags (carrier bags or white pedal bin liners ONLY

Batteries – household batteries. Please place in a carrier bag.

Textiles – Clothes, sheets/ blankets, curtains and towels, shoes/handbags/belts

Small amounts of food residue stuck on food boxes is still acceptable, but please rinse where possible.

Green Recycling Box

Cardboard – cereal boxes, kitchen and toilet roll inner, cardboard packaging.

Cartons – drinks cartons, cartons used for food liquids.

Small amounts of food residue stuck on food boxes is still acceptable, but please rinse cartons.

Brown Bin/ Compostable Sacks

Optional, chargeable service

Garden waste – hedge clippings, grass cuttings, weeds, leaves and small branches up to 4” thick. Find out more about the garden waste service

Blue Kerbside Caddy

Food Waste – cooked and uncooked food waste, meat and bones, tea and coffee grounds, fruit and veg peelings, egg shells

Please try and keep the different materials separate in your recycling box. This speeds up the collections, making the service more efficient.  Plastic carrier bags are good for keeping different materials separate and these are also recycled after collection. If you would like the collection crew to leave your bags for use for future separation please let us know.