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Garden waste suspension

Please note: Due to an extreme shortage of drivers and loaders garden waste collections have been cancelled with immediate effect. Please see our Garden waste pages for further information. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Recycling from home

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2. What can I recycle elsewhere in the city?

The following can be taken to recycling banks around Exeter:

  • Glass
  • Drinks cartons
  • Clothes and shoes

The following can go to the one of the recycling centres:

  • Plastic toys (or take them to a charity shop)
  • Wood
  • China/crockery
  • Electrical items – small and large
  • Bottles that have contained chemicals (like antifreeze)

Other items:

  • Coffee pods can be returned to the supplier empty
  • Medicine blister packs are mixed materials and can’t really be recycled
  • Crisp packets can be taken to a collection point at Oakwood House