Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, Aug. 23 in Lewes

DOVER – Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 at DNREC’s Lewes Field Office, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958. The RPAC meeting agenda can be found on the Statewide Meeting Calendar.

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 the Advisory Council, please visit the Council’s web page or contact Jackie Howard, DNREC Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Section, at 302-739-9403. More information about the monthly RPAC meeting, including the agenda, is posted on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar.

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