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Yard waste is banned from all Delaware landfills. The best way to handle most yard waste is to compost or mulch it on-site. Larger items may need to be handled at a commercial composting site.
Yard Waste in Delaware Polly Drummond Hill Road
The Polly Drummond Hill Road Yard Waste Demonstration Site was established by DNREC as part of a project to give residents additional options for recycling yard wastes. A joint resolution, passed in the General Assembly in 2007, called for the agency to provide options for yard waste drop-off as such wastes are banned from landfills.
Yard waste is plant material that comes from lawn maintenance and other gardening and landscaping activities. This includes grass clippings, leaves, prunings, brush and shrubbery, garden wastes, Christmas trees, and tree limbs up to four inches in diameter. Yard waste is banned from all Delaware landfills.