10th May 2017

These changes, already introduced in Exmouth, will be rolled out by East Devon District Council (EDDC) in Cranbrook from June 12

Cranbrook households will then be able to recycle more, as extra items have been added to the list of materials households can put out for collection every week. The new items are cardboard, cartons/Tetra Paks, plastics [including pots, tubs, bottles and trays] and small electrical items. As so much more will be recycled every week, waste collections will then be carried out every three weeks. Last week, letters outlining the changes were sent to every household and further information will be sent out later this month. That letter included information about the transition arrangements and about an additional collection which has been arranged to help residents manage the reduction from two to three week intervals for grey/black bins.

Further information about the new service is available on EDDC’s website and includes a full list of what residents will be able to recycle. You can also follow the council’s social media service on Facebook at East Devon District Council and @eastdevon on twitter. If you want to be kept fully up-to-date about your new collections, download the council’s really useful smart phone app which will send you reminders about your collection days, tailored to your own address. The East Devon mobile app is free and is available to download from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. The collection day calendar is also available on EDDC’s website.

If you need assistance or advice about the new service, please contact EDDC on 01395 571515.