Waste and Recycling
For advice on all things waste provided by your district council including when collection days are follow this link to West Devon Borough Council https://www.westdevon.gov.uk/article/454/Waste-and-Recycling
Recycling banks are situated in the main town car park off Bridge St. Here you can recycle: glass bottles, paper, magazines, plastic bottles, clothes and shoes.
The Community Centre also has a clothes and shoes recycle bank.
Okehampton has a larger recycling facility which takes garden waste, larger household items, electrical items, etc. For opening times and further info click here https://www.devon.gov.uk/wasteandrecycling/centre/okehampton-recycling-centre/
If you would like to support schemes which reuses unwanted items then please consider the many charity shops which are increasingly offering a pick-up service.
Chagford also has a community recycling scheme called Proper Job which operates on a principle of offering reusable items for sale to reduce unnecessary dumping in landfill sites. More information here http://www.proper-job.org/
Hatherleigh’s Parish Biodiversity Audit
Click the link below to read an interesting review on the variety of wildlife habitats for the flora and fauna in our surrounding area. Towards the end of the document you’ll find an action list and helpful links for those who wish to get more involved in preserving and encouraging our natural habitats.
Cycle Rack Locations
There are cycle hoops located outside the Primary School in South St, outside the Co-op store in Bridge St, and in Millennium Corner at the junction of Bridge st/High St.
Buddle Spring – High St
Details of the history of the Buddle are now recorded on the Heritage Gateway website
Helping Local Wildlife
North Devon Biosphere are running a campaign called ‘Pledge for Nature’ to help the decline of Devon’s iconic species.
To show your support visit their website for details.
Follow this link – Pledge for Nature