Community groups and events

We have a team of waste management officers that can visit your school, college or group. We offer educational talks in waste and recycling, including games and activities.

Please contact the waste management team on 01395 571650 or email us at

Schools and colleges


We only collect recycling from primary and secondary schools in East Devon. For more information please email or call 01395 571650.

Educational visits

A new waste education programme is available free to all schools in East Devon – funded by Devon County Council and delivered by Resource Futures. Choose from a range of hands-on and curricular linked workshops based around reducing reusing and recycling, including composting. We also offer schools support with the audit process to help reduce waste and become more sustainable. For more details please contact Sally Jackson, education officer for East Devon on 07903 037462 or

Further helpful information for schools

Visit The Zone  website to find out more about how to include the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle message effectively in your school’s curriculum with our extensive teaching resources. You can download everything from lesson plans to classroom activities and find out more about site visits, workshops and funding.

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