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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Recycling Program offers compost bins online at discount price for June 2 pick-up at Fort DuPont State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DNREC’s Recycling Program is offering compost bins that can be pre-ordered online at a discount price – for pick-up only at a Delaware Solid Waste Authority recycling event Saturday, June 2, at Fort DuPont State Park.




DNREC, DTI electronics recycling partnership saved Delaware more than $110,000 in 2017 energy costs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Technology and Information | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018

A partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and Delaware’s Department of Technology and Information (DTI) with the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) in the national State Electronics Challenge has saved the state more than $110,000 in energy costs for 2017.




Three additional private wells in Blades area return test results exceeding EPA’s health advisory level for PFCs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DNREC and the Division of Public Health announced today that three private wells tested Feb. 19 in the Blades area by the US Environmental Protection Agency had returned results exceeding the EPA’s national health advisory level for perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). DNREC and EPA immediately notified the property owners of the test results and provided home carbon filtration systems for their water supply.




DNREC’s Recycling Program offers ‘Bin It to Win It’ educational recycling game for middle schools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DNREC’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section’s Recycling Program has a new interactive game that travels to Delaware middle schools and helps enlighten students about single-stream recycling. The “Bin It to Win It” game is part of the Recycling Program’s new “Clean the Stream” recycling campaign.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Feb. 28 in Wilmington

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Delaware Solid Waste Authority’s Cherry Island Facility at 1706 East 12th Street, in Wilmington.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Recycling Program offers compost bins online at discount price for June 2 pick-up at Fort DuPont State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DNREC’s Recycling Program is offering compost bins that can be pre-ordered online at a discount price – for pick-up only at a Delaware Solid Waste Authority recycling event Saturday, June 2, at Fort DuPont State Park.




DNREC, DTI electronics recycling partnership saved Delaware more than $110,000 in 2017 energy costs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Technology and Information | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018

A partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and Delaware’s Department of Technology and Information (DTI) with the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) in the national State Electronics Challenge has saved the state more than $110,000 in energy costs for 2017.




Three additional private wells in Blades area return test results exceeding EPA’s health advisory level for PFCs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DNREC and the Division of Public Health announced today that three private wells tested Feb. 19 in the Blades area by the US Environmental Protection Agency had returned results exceeding the EPA’s national health advisory level for perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). DNREC and EPA immediately notified the property owners of the test results and provided home carbon filtration systems for their water supply.




DNREC’s Recycling Program offers ‘Bin It to Win It’ educational recycling game for middle schools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DNREC’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section’s Recycling Program has a new interactive game that travels to Delaware middle schools and helps enlighten students about single-stream recycling. The “Bin It to Win It” game is part of the Recycling Program’s new “Clean the Stream” recycling campaign.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Feb. 28 in Wilmington

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Delaware Solid Waste Authority’s Cherry Island Facility at 1706 East 12th Street, in Wilmington.