Devon Carbon Plan process is launched - residents called on to give their ideas
The Net-Zero Task Force has been appointed by the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group - made up of Devon's councils, emergency services and business groups - to deliver the Devon Carbon Plan.
Horror - 1/4 of all Waste in Rubbish Black Sacks is Food
As if Hallowe'en wasn't scary enough, did you know that UK households produce around seven million tonnes of food waste every year costing the average family about £60 per month?
Council Scoops Future Proofing Business Award
West Devon Borough Council recently won the Future Proofing category of the Federation of Small Businesses Council Awards for its environmental features in Council offices and business premises.
Tavistock Streets Sparkling Again After Goose Fair
The clean-up team worked against the clock to make sure that the streets were spotless for residents and businesses starting their day after the town's busiest day of the year. More than seven tonnes of rubbish was cleared within four hours.
Money Given to Charity for Empty Drinks Bottles
This Goose Fair, we are proud to bring you Devon's "first of its kind" Reverse Vending Machine.
Garden Waste - 6 months free for existing customers
West Devon Borough Council want to remind residents that there is no need to renew their garden waste subscriptions this October. All existing subscriptions have automatically been extended until the end of March 2020.
National Customer Service Week
Council takes part in national event in its drive to increase customer satisfaction. National Customer Service Week 2019 takes place this week from Monday 7 until Friday 11 October.
Project to install electric car charge points across Devon starts this month
The charge points will be installed in key car parks in Devon's largest communities. These include Exeter, Barnstaple, Sidmouth, Exmouth, Honiton, Seaton, South Molton, Ilfracombe, Totnes, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Tavistock, Okehampton, Dartmouth, Salcombe, Dawlish, Teignmouth and Newton Abbot.
Junior Life Skills Success
Year 6 students from 25 of the Borough's primary schools attended the Junior Life Skills event last week to challenge them in 'real-life' scenarios which teach essential safety lessons and help to prevent issues from developing.
Become a Super Recycler - Recycle More for West Devon
We're introducing an improved recycling service with our partner FCC Environment, so that every household can recycle more.