Recycling news

Oxfordshire gets ready for Recycle Week

Published: Monday, 20th September 2021

A scheme to help new parents dispose of nappies properly – from the moment they register their child’s birth – is one of several Oxfordshire initiatives being highlighted as part of Recycle Week.

  • Oxford City Council to officially transform Broad Street into Broad Meadow

    Published: Wednesday, 30th June 2021

    Work completes this week to transform part of Broad Street into Broad Meadow - a new outdoor space containing wildflower meadows and lawns.

  • A clean green Gipsy Lane

    Published: Tuesday, 16th October 2018

    For two weeks between 15 and 28 October Oxford Direct Services staff are concentrating their cleaning efforts on the Gipsy Lane area of Headington.

  • Recycling rates on the up

    Published: Monday, 25th September 2017

    Latest figures for Oxford City indicate that residents are getting better and better at recycling. And the amount of rubbish thrown away has gone down by over 1700 tonnes or 8 per cent. That's the equivalent weight of around 137 buses. 

  • It’s time to Pack for Good

    Published: Wednesday, 7th June 2017

    Oxford City Council has teamed up with Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in the fight for every heartbeat.

  • Clean Green campaign set to buff up Barton

    Published: Monday, 14th November 2016

    For two weeks from 14 November the City Council will concentrate resources on Barton as it becomes the focus of the next Clean Green Oxford Campaign.

  • Launch of the Blue Bin Recycling League

    Published: Monday, 5th October 2015

    Residents can win prizes for themselves and their community by taking part in a new recycling competition that launches today (Monday 5 October 2015).

  • Search for charities and community groups to take part in the Blue Bin Recycling League

    Published: Thursday, 17th September 2015

    Are you a charity or community group in Oxford that could use £400 to make a difference to your area?