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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Shuts Down Polly Drummond Yard Waste Site Following a Second Suspicious Ground Fire in a Week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.




DNREC Encourages Delawareans to Recycle Christmas Trees

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022

After the holidays, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to keep their real Christmas trees out of the state’s landfills by recycling them at any of the many yard waste recycling sites located throughout the state.




DNREC Relaunches ‘Recyclopedia’ to Improve Recycling in State

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022

In recognition of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today relaunches an improved online resource to assist Delawareans and visitors alike in knowing what is acceptable for recycling in the First State.




Reminder: DNREC to Hold Public Hearing Oct. 26 on Proposed Biogas Facility in Southern Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 24, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. on the proposed expansion by Bioenergy Devco (BDC) of its existing composting facility in Seaford, Del. to transform organic waste into renewable energy.




DNREC to Host Community Workshop on Proposed Biogas Facility in Southern Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Monday, August 22, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual community workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 28 about a proposal by Bioenergy Devco (BDC) to expand its existing composting facility in Seaford, Del. to transform organic waste into renewable energy.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Shuts Down Polly Drummond Yard Waste Site Following a Second Suspicious Ground Fire in a Week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.




DNREC Encourages Delawareans to Recycle Christmas Trees

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022

After the holidays, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to keep their real Christmas trees out of the state’s landfills by recycling them at any of the many yard waste recycling sites located throughout the state.




DNREC Relaunches ‘Recyclopedia’ to Improve Recycling in State

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022

In recognition of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today relaunches an improved online resource to assist Delawareans and visitors alike in knowing what is acceptable for recycling in the First State.




Reminder: DNREC to Hold Public Hearing Oct. 26 on Proposed Biogas Facility in Southern Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 24, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. on the proposed expansion by Bioenergy Devco (BDC) of its existing composting facility in Seaford, Del. to transform organic waste into renewable energy.




DNREC to Host Community Workshop on Proposed Biogas Facility in Southern Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Monday, August 22, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual community workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 28 about a proposal by Bioenergy Devco (BDC) to expand its existing composting facility in Seaford, Del. to transform organic waste into renewable energy.