Yes please: grass cuttings shrubs leaves weeds (not noxious) flowers and plants hedge clippings prunings small branches (check with your local district or borough councils for the maximum accepted thickness diameter) No thanks: plastic/black bags bio-degradable/compostable bags/packaging bio-degradable/compostable cups bio-degradable/compostable … Continue reading
There are some simple steps you can take to avoid unwanted pests: empty your kitchen caddy into your outside food waste bin regularly and make sure the lid is locked using the handle – it keeps smells in and means … Continue reading
It is better for our environment. Creating renewable energy – anaerobic digestion is one way of recycling food waste and makes fertiliser, electricity and heat. Saving resources – it takes a huge amount of energy and water to grow food … Continue reading
The majority of collected food waste in Devon is sent to an Anaerobic Digestion plant where it is treated: at the plant any bin/caddy liners will be removed and recycled if possible or converted into energy via an energy from … Continue reading
Residents should choose whatever method works best for them. All liners/bags are removed at the processing facility before the food waste is treated and converted into energy via an energy from waste plant. You can line your bin/caddy with any … Continue reading
Check with your local district, city or borough council’s website in order to find out what day your food waste is collected.
Compostable packaging should not be placed into your food caddy as it is not suitable for the treatment process and will not break down. We would advise checking with the manufacturer if the packaging is suitable for home composting or … Continue reading