Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


(Councillor Dewhirst declared a personal interest in this matter by virtue of being the Executive Portfolio Holder for waste at Teignbridge District Council).




(a) that the results of the public consultation be noted and the proposed amendment to reduce the waste prevention target to 400kg per head per year by 2030 be endorsed;


(b) that authority be delegated to the Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health, Communities and Equality for making minor amendments to the Strategy; and


(c) that the Resource and Waste Management Strategy for Devon and Torbay be approved.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Cabinet report, Online Public Consultation, Press Release, Emails, Social Media via RecycleDevon


Cabinet, County Councillors, Public, Devon District and Unitary Authorities, Town and Parish Councils, Community Groups; Cornwall Council, Somerset County Council, Dorset Council

Contact: Meg Booth, Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport Email:

Report author: Meg Booth

Publication date: 09/09/2021

Date of decision: 08/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Cabinet

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