East Devon District Council

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1. Will we get more recycling containers?

Yes - an additional recycling container will be provided to you. The majority of households will receive a green reusable sack and residents will be asked to separate their recycling into the containers as follows:

  • Recycling Sack: Mixed plastics including plastic bottles, Tins and Cans, Tetrapak Cartons.
  • Recycling Box: Cardboard, paper, glass bottles and jars, textiles, shoes, households batteries and small electrical items (please place in carrier bag to keep cables safely tucked away).
  • Food caddy: fruit and vegetable peelings, cooked food, uncooked food, meat and fish (including bones), plate scrapings, tea bags and coffee grounds, and cat and dog food.

We are here to help so if you would like to discuss this please contact customer services on 01395571515 or email csc@eastdevon.gov.uk.