Rubbish Collection and Recycling
Council Dustbin Collection
Dustbins are emptied on Fridays in Avonwick and North Huish, unless there is a public holiday in the week of collection.
Waste collections are in the process of being moved to a new kerbside recycling system.
Full details and guidence about ordering new recycling blue and clear bags by telephone and online, what you can and should not be put into the coloured wheelie bins can be found on the South Hams District Council website: Recycling at Home
Community Compost Centre in
Community Compost site, at the old Highways depot on Exeter Road (otherwise known as the
Marsh), will accept bulky garden waste and produce compost for local
collection and use.
What they can accept:
- Soft Green waste material you can cut with mower or clippers
- Twiggy brushwood material that can be cut with loppers, saw or power tools
- Large branches material that came from a plant larger than you!
They can't accept:
- Japanese knotweed
- or any other materials whatsoever
Compost should be available in about 6 months for a donation. More details will follow.
The site will initially be open on Sunday mornings from 10am to 1pm and be run by volunteers.
Full details HERE