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  • Coastal gets Christmassy for Text Santa

    On Friday 18th December we liberated our Christmas wooly jumpers and adorned ourselves with festive trimmings to raise money for three great causes. It was all part of Text Santa, who challenged Great Britain to embrace the Christmas spirit and dress up for a £2 donation. All the money goes towards Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-a-Wish and Save the Children, who […]

  • Eight tips for clever Christmas recycling

    Let’s face it, Christmas produces one heck of a lot of rubbish. Our foodie indulgences, present swapping, cracker pulling, card giving, ‘go on just one more brandy’, all collectively adds nearly 300m tonnes of waste each year in the UK. If you felt inclined to line up every Christmas tree bought in the UK, rumour […]

  • Celebrating Exeter Chiefs 2nd place in the Aviva Premiership

    Here at Coastal Recycling we make sure that we take time to support local communities, which make up the lifeblood of Devon. This support is varied and includes; awarding money from our community fund to support amazing local developments such as Exeter Eagles BMX, Devon Wildlife Trust nature reserve developments as well as sponsoring events and sporting teams to show […]

  • Have your pumpkin and eat it

    With an estimated 10 million pumpkins grown every year in the UK, many of those are destined for a short existence of service. After having their guts pulled out and flesh sliced, they are left on the porch to rot as an edible candle holder. It’s a sad tale. Unlike our American friends, we don’t […]

  • Meet air patrol, Jack the Harris Hawk

    There’s a pecking order at Deep Moor, one of our two resource recovery sites. Seagulls would like nothing more than to swoop across our 100 acre site, enjoying a gourmet buffet as our team sort through the daily collections. But our air patroller has put a stop to that. Jack is a harris hawk, a […]

  • 1,400 pupils discover how to transform garden waste into compost

    On a crisp, autumnal morning, our green team headed over to Westpoint Arena for the third annual Farm Wise event. A month of planning, two hours of setting up £500,000 worth of machinery and nine restorative cups of coffee later, the doors were opened and 1,400 primary school pupils from across Devon descended on the show to discover more […]

  • 8 ways to go green in the office – and save money!

    We pride ourselves in minimising the amount of waste we send to landfill – in fact we recycle a whopping 95% of all the waste we collect. But we don’t just manage other people’s waste; we want to make sure we’re recycling champions here in our offices too. That’s why we have an ISO14001 for […]

  • One step closer to Rio 2016 for Coastal Marketing Executive

    Coastal Recycling are proud to be an organisation that encourages and supports the development of its staff not just in terms of career progression within Coastal but personal development too. Sara Cox, Marketing Executive is the perfect illustration of this as she secures a 12 month contract to train, and learn alongside the Professional Game […]

  • Supporting Exeter Eagles with SW Regional Championship

    Exeter Eagles are a local club for BMX enthusiasts of all ages. Coastal previously supported the developments of the club through their Community Fund. The 13th of September 2015 saw the club host the South West Regional championships for the first time welcoming over 230 riders from all over the South West! Coastal were keen to be […]

  • Coastal plays a part in Dream-A-Way raising over £20,000!

    Dream-A-Way a local charity based in Exeter recently celebrated their 20th annual golf day at Woodbury Park, that achieved record breaking results! Coastal were one of the sponsors for the day which helped the charity ensure the day could take place. The day itself consisted of golfing challenges followed by an evening of entertainment, which included […]