New green waste service launched in Devon

A local authority in Devon has launched a new service to save gardeners the hassle of shifting green waste to a recycling centre.

Torbay Council launched the service last week to save local people a car or van trip to Paignton waste centre. Residents bring along recyclable garden waste such as hedge trimmings and grass cuttings to a pick-up point in a local car park. The council recently launched a collection service for recyclable garden waste in nearby Brixham. Councillor Chris Lewis, a cabinet member for waste management, said: "Residents have been asking for this service for a while."

See www.torbay.gov.uk.


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