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Waste and Recycling

Important Information about the Waste Contract in South Hams

On 12 July 2022 the Executive of South Hams District Council considered a report, with advice from the Council's Waste Working Group. The Waste Working Group advised that the Council and FCC Environment have reached a mutual agreement to end their contract for waste, recycling, street and toilet cleaning services.

For more information, please see the Service Update page

☎ Calls to our Waste Team

☎ On average, it takes 1 minute 30 seconds for the Waste Team to answer a call. Most (75%) are answered within 4 minutes.

☎ Most calls take about 8 minutes to complete.

☎ Our busiest times are 9 to 10 a.m. and lunchtime. If you can phone outside of these times you may not have to wait as long.

☎ To contact us using another method, please see our Contact Us page where you can send a message through to the team.

☎ To find out more about call times and how we're tackling this issue, please see Call Centre Information.

Service Update

Important information about the contract for waste and recycling services in the South Hams.

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections

As we restart our garden waste (brown bin) collections after the suspension, you can find all the information you need here.

Waste and Recycling Service - Latest Information

Please click here for important information about your recycling and waste collections.

Find your Recycling and Waste collection day

You can check your next collection day and which collection is due here.

Report a Missed Domestic Waste Collection

If your recycling or waste has been missed, tell us about it here.

Recycling Box Stickers and Information Request

If you need stickers for your recycling boxes or an information leaflet you can order them here.

Community Composting

Find out about Community Composting Schemes, including how to set one up in your town or village.

Contact the Waste Team

If you need to contact the waste team about anything else, please use this form.

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