Waste and recycling
October 23, 2023
Brown bin subscribers can leave out extra garden waste
Residents who are subscribed to the district council brown bin garden waste service in South Oxfordshire or the Vale of White Horse can have extra garden waste collected for free, on their normal collection day only, between 30 October and 10 November. Householders will be able to put out a maximum of up to four additional […]
September 28, 2023
Residents urged to ‘Check it before you chuck it’
We are urging residents to ‘Check it before you chuck it’ as part of a drive to increase the amount and quality of recycling in the district. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have launched a new campaign asking people to check before they chuck items in their recycling bins. An estimated […]
June 12, 2023
Let’s talk rubbish! Tell us what you think of our waste services
Complete our wheelie big waste survey!
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 […]