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Delaware state law requires certain stores to provide plastic bag recycling programs. This applies to retail establishments of over 7,000 square feet or with three or more locations of 3,000 square feet or more in Delaware. The law also requires stores to register with DNREC to ensure that recycling programs are working.
The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances protects the environment and human health and safety. The Division encourages waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. It ensures compliance with waste and hazardous substance management laws. The Division leads investigation and clean-up of contaminated sites. It regulates installation, operation, removal and remediation
Recycling is more than just a feel-good activity or a way to teach environmental stewardship in school. Recycling is an economic engine that has created job opportunities in Delaware and has significantly reduced Delaware’s rate of trash disposal while extending the life of our landfills.