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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC offers compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

elaware residents may pre-order environmentally beneficial compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices during an online sale in May. Made available by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances, in conjunction with the Division of Watershed Stewardship, advance purchases must be made for both items at www.enviroworld.us/delaware




Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site to close for season Friday, Feb. 28

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste site in New Castle County will close for the season on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Normally, the site closes earlier – at the end of January – but due to mild weather, DNREC extended the site’s operation into 2020 to accommodate yard waste activities. Area residents who wish to recycle their yard waste while the Polly Drummond Hill Road site is closed have other options for yard waste disposal.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 22 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the DelDOT building in the Felton-Farmington conference room.




Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2019/2020

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to recycle your Christmas tree at one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state, or to place your tree curbside for recycling. Whatever route you and your Christmas tree may take toward recycling, it’s always a good post-holiday destination that benefits the state environmentally.




DNREC awards recycling grants as Delaware celebrates Nov. 15 as America Recycles Day

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019

DOVER – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC offers compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

elaware residents may pre-order environmentally beneficial compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices during an online sale in May. Made available by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances, in conjunction with the Division of Watershed Stewardship, advance purchases must be made for both items at www.enviroworld.us/delaware




Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site to close for season Friday, Feb. 28

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste site in New Castle County will close for the season on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Normally, the site closes earlier – at the end of January – but due to mild weather, DNREC extended the site’s operation into 2020 to accommodate yard waste activities. Area residents who wish to recycle their yard waste while the Polly Drummond Hill Road site is closed have other options for yard waste disposal.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 22 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the DelDOT building in the Felton-Farmington conference room.




Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2019/2020

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to recycle your Christmas tree at one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state, or to place your tree curbside for recycling. Whatever route you and your Christmas tree may take toward recycling, it’s always a good post-holiday destination that benefits the state environmentally.




DNREC awards recycling grants as Delaware celebrates Nov. 15 as America Recycles Day

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019

DOVER – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances.