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Garden waste collection suspended until at least the middle of October
General News SA Sam Acourt September 20, 2021 287
South Hams District Council and its contractor FCC Environment have made the reluctant decision to keep the suspension of all garden waste collections in place and say "residents will...
SHDC opposition group calls for termination of recycling contract
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 25, 2021 440
The group of opposition councillors at South Hams District Council today released a statement saying that they plan to call for the cancellation of the current waste contract. ...
SHDC has moved to separate two reasons for recycling issues currently plaguing the council
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 18, 2021 452
South Hams District Councillor John Birch released a statement that said that FCC Environment "still fails to fulfil its contractual obligations" and it was time for the contractor to...
SHDC suspends garden waste collections for at least four weeks
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 16, 2021 501

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South Hams District Council's recycling and waste contractor, FCC Environment, has asked the council to suspend all garden waste collections from today.
Driver shortages still causing issues with waste collections
General News SA Sam Acourt August 12, 2021 373
South Hams District Council is "experiencing disruption to some waste and recycling collection services due to driver shortages".
Duchess of Cornwall visits sustainable company Weaver Green at Heron Valley Orchard
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 19, 2021 1512
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Weaver Green in Loddiswell today, to open their new shop and cafe. 
Missed recycling collections drops by 75% but 64 households still being missed every day
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 08, 2021 205
The number of households reporting missed recycling collections has dropped 75 percent since the peak, but 64 a day are still not receiving a service.
FOI request reveals that new recycling system is costing £400k/year more than before
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 05, 2021 431
A freedom of information request has revealed that the current Super Recycling System is costing £400,000 a year more than the previous service. 
Recycling problems expected to continue until end of year, as councillor tells public they can't sack waste company
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 21, 2021 1585
SHDC has been told that recycling contractor FCC Environment is expecting a "long term solution" to the collections issues "before the end of 2021", meanwhile South Hams Councillor Julian...
FCC Environment releases new statement following SHDC meeting
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 11, 2021 353
The company in charge of the new Super Recycling Service for SHDC has released a new statement following yesterday's council meeting. 
Super Recycling System is still failing 1,000 households a day
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 15, 2021 339
The Super Recycling System run by FCC Environment on behalf of SHDC is still failing 1,000 households a day according to South Hams Councillor Julian Brazil. ...
Councillor says "levels of incompetence are jaw dropping" surrounding new Super Recycling Service
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated May 28, 2021 1641

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South Hams District Councillor Julian Brazil has said the "levels of incompetence are jaw dropping" surrounding the new Super Recycling Service, which he called "a shambles". ...
Trucks too big as new Super Recycling system causes chaos across the South Hams
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated October 11, 2021 1073

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Trucks being too big for the lanes in the South Hams has been one of the problems causing problems in the South Hams as the Super Recycling service is...
Councillor says SHDC is "preventing" transparency in recycling issues
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated May 15, 2021 1080

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While we are looking into a story about the chaos caused by the rollout of the new recycling system, a councillor has come out to say that South Hams...
Changes to recycling collections because of Easter - check yours
General News SA Sam Acourt March 30, 2021 278

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Easter is coming up at the end of this week, check how it will affect your waste and recycling collection.
Brown bin is not collected for FIVE MONTHS
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated March 26, 2021 556

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South Hams resident has been trying to get her brown bin collected for FIVE MONTHS. 
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