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Waste in Devon  10 District Councils - collections / local advice  DCC - disposal - recycling centres - landfill sites and In-vessel composters - joint.

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1 Waste in Devon  10 District Councils - collections / local advice  DCC - disposal - recycling centres - landfill sites and In-vessel composters - joint contracts -energy from waste recycled and composted 55.3% (4 th best county in England and Wales) - Devon targets – 60% by 2014 & 65% by 2025

2 DCC – Waste Educators Resource Futures 3 year contract

3 Devon Community Composting Network (DCCN) Funded by all the Councils in Devon Community composting scheme / School advisors

4 Devon School Sustainability Bulletin Half termly Resources, Events, Schemes, Funding Need to subscribe

5 DCC – ‘Cutting your Wasteline’ School Grant £1,500 to help schools reduce their waste to landfill. To set up practical recycling and composting systems in your school To help educate your pupils about recycling and composting Towards transport costs for visiting waste and recycling facilities 3 rounds of funding throughout the year

6 DCC – Free battery / unwanted electrical equipment collections - WEEECare contact Tom Harrison on or

7 DCC - Website Recycledevon.org/atschool -Devon based waste and recycling website -Areas for Teachers and pupils -Great resources page -Recycling process videos

8 DCC - Recycling Centre / Landfill site visits -Experience the sights, sounds and smells of waste. -16 visits this year – only one Autumn date left

9 Heidi Diepold Waste Education Officer Devon County Council


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