This page is being developed to reflect local awareness of the need for the sustainable use of materials, and recycling.
44% of domestic waste is currently recycled, placing Mid Devon 26th best in the country.
MID DEVON RECYCLING COLLECTIONS - Calendar no longer posted but available on line.
If you are in the main part of Bampton with a Wedneday collection normally, then you can directly download a printable calendar here.
N.B. Some areas of Bampton have a different calendar - for example places with narrow access such as Frog Street. So make sure you display your own recycling and refuse calendar where it will remind you...
Brown bin or biodegradable bags:
Garden waste, kitchen vegetable waste, and cardboard. NO PLASTIC.
Small blue bin:
Newspapers, magazines, paper, glass bottles and jars, tins and cans, card, cardboard drinks cartons, aluminium foil, plastic milk bottles, plastic carrier bags, clothes and shoes. NB You can now recycle domestic batteries on black box days, and also small electrical items.
i.e. disposable nappies, polystyrene, plastic-lined containers, anything NOT listed above.
Also check out HERE local ideas on recycling from Prof. Hogwash and others!
Recycling facilities are available:
Bottles, cans, paper
Station Road car park in Bampton, and Morrisons Tiverton
Composting waste sites at Ashley on the Tiverton/Bickleigh road, and at Brushford - both will also take other types of materials for recycling.
In your garden: Nearly a third of Devon dustbin waste is compostable - so if you have a garden, get a compost bin or join brown bin system.
Useful links are: