New Exmouth bicycle reuse scheme, in collaboration with Ride On

    Exmouth Town Council, working in partnership with Transition Exmouth, has arranged to collect unwanted local bicycles for reuse. Not only would this give the unused bicycles a new lease of life but also promote the environmental and wellbeing benefits of cycling.

    New Exmouth bicycle reuse scheme, in collaboration with Ride On

    Exmouth Town Council, in collaboration with Exeter-based Ride On, will collect unused and unwanted bicycles in Exmouth for reuse.
    Exmouth Town Council, working in partnership with Transition Exmouth, has arranged to collect unwanted local bicycles for reuse. Not only would this give the unused bicycles a new lease of life but also promote the environmental and wellbeing benefits of cycling.

    Starting from 1 April 2021, the Town Council will be providing a free collection service for unwanted Exmouth bicycles that will be donated to Ride On for refurbishment and reuse.
    Ride On, based at Haven Road on Exeter Quay, refurbishes donated bicycles, which are then sold at affordable prices. This means that more people have access to the benefits of riding their own bicycle.

    Sam from Ride On said, ''We're really grateful to Exmouth Town Council for providing a collection for donated bikes and we look forward to working with them to get more people on bikes and tackle the climate emergency together.''

    Councillor Steve Gazzard, Chair of Exmouth Town Council, added, “Exmouth Town Council is always looking at ways to help make Exmouth greener and be more environmentallyconscience to help combat climate change, so I am pleased to announce this initiative with Ride On.

    This free service is a great way to encourage the recycling and reusing of bikes. I hope the residents of Exmouth will take full advantage of this initiative to help save bikes from going to waste (and although we are launching on the 1st April, this is no joke!).

    Exmouth Town Council also works with partners, including prominent local environmental group Transition Exmouth, to help encourage changes that benefit the climate and the local environment.”

    Anyone who wishes to donate their old or unwanted bicycles should contact Exmouth Town Council Reception on 01395 276167 or email reception@exmouth.gov.uk to arrange collection.

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