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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Recycling Program offers compost bins for sale online at discount price for pickup at three locations statewide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019

DNREC’s Recycling Program within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering compost bins that can be pre-ordered online at a discount price of $50, half the retail price of the bins. The bins must be picked up by the purchaser at any of three locations: Dover, Lewes, and Delaware City. Orders for discounted compost bins must be placed online at www.enviroworld.us/delaware, with major credit cards and PayPal accepted.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 23 in Lewes

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

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958. For more information about the monthly RPAC meeting, including the agenda, please go to Public Meeting Calendar.




Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2018/2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

DNREC encourages Delawareans to give their recycling spirit a boost after the holiday season by taking their Christmas trees to one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Oct. 24 in Delaware City

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, October 15, 2018

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Grass Dale Center in Fort Delaware/Fort DuPont State Park, 108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE 19706.The RPAC meeting agenda can be found on the Public Meeting Calendar.




Fifth Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta, co-sponsored by DNREC’s Reclaim Our River program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The fifth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will cast off Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 North Market Street, Blades, DE 19973. Sign-in and registration begin at 11 a.m., with judging of boats’ appearances at noon, and races starting at 12:30 p.m.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Recycling Program offers compost bins for sale online at discount price for pickup at three locations statewide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019

DNREC’s Recycling Program within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering compost bins that can be pre-ordered online at a discount price of $50, half the retail price of the bins. The bins must be picked up by the purchaser at any of three locations: Dover, Lewes, and Delaware City. Orders for discounted compost bins must be placed online at www.enviroworld.us/delaware, with major credit cards and PayPal accepted.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 23 in Lewes

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

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958. For more information about the monthly RPAC meeting, including the agenda, please go to Public Meeting Calendar.




Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2018/2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

DNREC encourages Delawareans to give their recycling spirit a boost after the holiday season by taking their Christmas trees to one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Oct. 24 in Delaware City

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, October 15, 2018

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Grass Dale Center in Fort Delaware/Fort DuPont State Park, 108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE 19706.The RPAC meeting agenda can be found on the Public Meeting Calendar.




Fifth Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta, co-sponsored by DNREC’s Reclaim Our River program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The fifth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will cast off Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 North Market Street, Blades, DE 19973. Sign-in and registration begin at 11 a.m., with judging of boats’ appearances at noon, and races starting at 12:30 p.m.