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More roadshows being held to help you find out about changes to bin collections

  The next set of roadshows have been confirmed to make local people in Plymouth aware of planned changes to bin collections, and answer questions about recycling and waste. From Monday 8 May, Plymouth will move to alternate weekly collections with recyclables – in the green bins – collected one week and the following week […]

Plans are developed for increasing recycling in Plymouth

Plans to modernise the way Plymouth deals with household waste and increase recycling in the city are to be considered by the Council’s Place and Corporate Overview Scrutiny Committee. A report to the committee says the city needs to modernise its waste collections in order to reach targets for recycling and make sure services can […]

Reminder on how to dispose of gas canisters and batteries

Plymouth City Council is reminding local people of how to dispose of gas canisters and batteries. Councillor Brian Vincent, Cabinet Member for Streetscene for Plymouth City Council, said: “It is essential that people dispose of gas canisters and batteries in the safest and most appropriate way as they can potentially cause harm to staff working […]

Prove you live in Plymouth to use waste and recycling centres

People bringing waste and recycling to Plymouth’s tips from this week will have to prove they live in the city before being allowed on site. From Wednesday 1 July staff at Chelson Meadow and Weston Mill Household Waste and Recycling Centres will be asking all those who use the sites for a photo-ID, for example, […]

Plymouth businesses waste welcome at Chelson Meadow

Businesses will be able to dispose of their waste at Chelson Meadow Recycling Centre as part of a move to make the Council more commercial. From September 1 the household recycling centre will be opening its gates to companies that need to get rid of items such as stone and soil, bonded asbestos, wood, electrical […]

Cameras keep watch on waste trucks

Plymouth’s waste collection vehicles now have cameras installed as part of the Council’s ongoing programme to improve its waste and recycling service. Four-way cameras have been fitted to the vehicles following a 12-month trial and are designed to protect the drivers and the Council from bogus insurance claims. During the trial, the number of accidents […]