Waste and recycling
November 21, 2022
Put your Christmas recycling knowledge to the test and you could win a hamper worth £100
People across South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse have the chance of winning a fantastic hamper worth £100 by putting their Christmas recycling knowledge to the test.
October 17, 2022
Council presents colourful bench to the winner of its litter bug trails competition
There’s a new ‘seat of learning’ at Wootton St Peters School after the school was presented with a bright multi-coloured recycled plastic bench for their playground by Councillor Sally Povolotsky, Vale of White Horse District Council Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency and Environment.
October 3, 2022
Changes to some waste collections in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse
From 10 October there will be changes to some waste collection routes in South Oxfordshire and Vale of the White Horse to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.
July 11, 2022
Councils bring back their FREE Litter Bug activity trails competition for the school summer holidays
From Saturday 6 August to Sunday 4 September South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are once again running FREE Litter Bug Detectives activity trails for children in villages and towns across the districts.
June 8, 2022
Litter pickers urged to join the councils’ litter mapping project
Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils have launched a joint litter mapping project aimed at identifying where and what type of items are littered, this information will then be used to target those areas.
March 22, 2022
A glittering future for waste collections?
Waste crews in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse will use an electric waste truck for the first time over the next few weeks.
March 7, 2022
Food Waste Action Week this week
This week is Food Waste Action week when our focus is helping residents to reduce food waste – a contributor to climate change. It is estimated that the majority of food waste (70 per cent) which is thrown away in the UK comes from households – so we can all do our bit. In […]
November 24, 2021
Councils reveal the food wasted in Southern Oxfordshire last Christmas and urge residents to change their ways
Southern Oxfordshire residents put around 700 tonnes of food* into their black bins last December, emitting nearly 150 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO₂e)** into the atmosphere as well as wasting valuable resources and their own money. As Christmas approaches, when so much waste is created, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse Districts Councils […]
October 19, 2021
Garden waste service to return to fortnightly collections
Fortnightly garden waste collections are back.
October 14, 2021
We’ve launched a reuse competition for children and adults to help make Halloween more environmentally-friendly.