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Seven Brethren Recycling Closure - 24 March 2023

We have been notified by Devon County Council that Seven Brethren Recycling Centre will be closed for maintenance work on 24 March 2023.

Alternative facilities are available in Ilfracombe, Bideford and Torrington. For more information, please visit their website.

Great British Spring Clean - join the effort

Keep Britain Tidy #GBSpringClean campaign runs from 17 March until 2 April. If you would like to join the nationwide effort to keep our neighbourhoods clean and #LitterFree, contact us to borrow litter picking equipment. We can also pick up what you've collected by prior arrangement!

Simply contact us by emailing or by calling our Customer Services Team on 01271 327711.

Qualified HGV drivers

Are you looking for the possibility of full-time or part-time work as a North Devon Council HGV driver? If so, we encourage you to please register your interest via an agency office. Acorn is our preferred agency, and you can contact the Barnstaple branch via telephone, email or you can visit them face-to-face at 2 Boutport Street Barnstaple Devon EX31 1RH. We look forward to hearing from you.

6am display

We are asking that you please put out your bins and bags by 6am on the day of your collection or the night before. We thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Missed Collections 

We are sorry if we missed you. For information on if and when we will be returning, please visit our Collection Dates webpage.

Collection dates

Enter your postcode to find out your next waste and recycling collection dates

What goes in your bin, box or bag?

Find out what items can go in your bins, box and bags

Recycling A-Z

Use the A to Z menu to find out what items you can reuse or recycle.

Garden waste collections

Information on our chargeable garden waste service

Make requests and report issues

Request new waste/recycling containers and report any problems with the service

Weekly food waste collections

Information on our new weekly food waste collection service

Trade waste

Organising your own trade waste collection, your responsibilities and more

Bulky items

We can collect your unwanted household items

Plastic Free Northern Devon Consortium

Information about the Plastic Free Northern Devon Consortium