DOVER – Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at DNREC’s State Street Commons Offices located at 100 W. Water Street, Dover, DE 19904. The RPAC meeting agenda can be found on the state’s Public 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: methodology for measuring recycling rates; development of grant criteria and selection of applications; and possible outreach activities designed to achieve higher recycling rates.
In observance of Earth Day, Monday, April 22, DNREC encourages all Delawareans to take part in the many activities across the state.
The Division of Parks & Recreation invites visitors to participate in maritime-themed ‘paint nights’ beginning May 11
Interpreters at Delaware Seashore State Park are combining recycling and maritime heritage in an innovative “upcycling” craft program.
DNREC Recycling Program offers compost bins for sale online at discount price for pickup at three locations statewide
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.
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.