Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Committee to meet Wednesday, April 19 in Dover

DOVER – Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at Grotto’s Pizza, 1159 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

RPAC agenda topics include:

  • Call to order, introductions
  • Public comments (20-minute cap, priority given to written comments)
  • Approval of minutes from January and March meetings
  • Old business
  • Membership status
  • Short- and long-term goals
  • New business
  • Recycling market update
  • Additional public comments

The Recycling Public Advisory Council was enacted into law by Senate Bill 234 in May, 2010, and charged with advising the Governor’s Office, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and the Delaware Solid Waste Authority on all aspects of recycling, including: development of grant criteria and selection of applications; a methodology for measuring recycling rates; and possible outreach activities designed to achieve higher recycling rates.

For more information about RPAC, please visit

For more information or for directions to the meeting location, please contact Jackie Howard, DNREC Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Section, at 302-739-9403, ext. 8.

Media contact: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 47, No. 82