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Waste and recycling collections

We are currently experiencing delays on a number of refuse, recycling and garden waste rounds. If the whole street has been missed we will be aware and will return as soon as possible. Please leave the bins/containers out for collection.

Working for us

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1. About us

With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.

We employ around 700 staff across a range of jobs providing services such as waste collection and recycling, housing, planning, benefits, council tax, electoral services, leisure and much more. People are our most valuable asset.  We know that through great teamwork, our staff ensure excellent services are delivered to our community. For this reason, we are committed to recruiting the best and continuing to invest in learning and development.

Our vision

Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit.

Our values

In delivering the vision we are:


This means being professional, thorough, knowledgeable, and doing what we say we will do. It means following rules and guidelines and always finding ways to learn and improve.


This means being focussed on our vision, goals and our customer   needs. It means being ambitious and problem solving and being part of decision making.


This means being fair and supportive, open and honest, accountable for our decisions and actions and working as a team. It means taking personal leadership whatever our job.


This means listening to others, speaking up when things need to change, building relationships and positively influencing others.