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Delaware’s single stream recycling program accepts many items curbside (or in a dumpster). “Single stream” recycling is a system where all traditional recyclables such as cans, cardboard, cartons, glass bottles and jars, paper, and plastics, are placed in the same container (cart or dumpster), separate from your trash. However, many things can
Allan Myers Materials has applied for renewal of their permit to accept, stockpile, and grind asphalt shingle waste, at their facility at 22351 Joseph Rd., Georgetown, for use in hot mix asphalt.
Allan Myers Materials has applied for renewal of their permit to accept, stockpile, and grind asphalt shingle waste, at their facility at 3700 Bay Rd., Dover, for use in hot mix asphalt.
Commonwealth Computer Recycling, LLC, has applied for renewal of their permit to provide mobile secure hard drive and media tape destruction services.
Guardian Data Destruction, Inc. has applied for a renewal of its permit to provide mobile secure hard drive and media tape destruction services at client locations throughout Delaware from its fleet of vehicles equipped with appropriate shredding equipment.
Magnus Environmental has applied for a resource recovery permit to process and manage a maximum of 40 tons per day of end-of-life tires at their facility located at 220 Marsh Lane, New Castle.
Daneliz Shredding has applied for renewal of a permit to provide mobile secure hard drive and media tape destruction services at client locations throughout Delaware from its fleet of vehicles equipped with appropriate shredding equipment.
As of Jan. 1, 2021, plastic carryout bags have been replaced by reusable bags at checkout in many stores throughout Delaware.
In 2019, the Delaware General Assembly passed a law banning plastic carryout bags (82 Del. Laws c.
We celebrated America Recycles Day in November. The goal is to increase recycling efforts nationwide and in Delaware. And there are plenty of opportunities for us to make a difference, right now, through proper recycling. Our Secretary, Shawn Garvin, shares tips on how we can all recycle the right way.
Delaware’s Materials Recycling Facility is a 64-thousand-square-foot repurposing facility with state-of-the-art sorting equipment.
Over 20 years, Delaware has recycled more than two million tons of rock, 100,000 tons of concrete, 86 tanks and armored personnel carriers, 1,329 retired subway cars and 27 retired vessels to create new, artificial reefs.
The DNREC Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances will conduct a virtual public hearing on the proposed revisions to 7 DE Admin. Code 1301 Section 14 “Plastic Carryout Bag Ban and At Store Recycling Program.”
DNREC’s Compliance and Permitting Section (CAPS) issues permits for all solid and hazardous waste facilities, such as operating and closed landfills and transfer stations, recycling, composting and resource recovery facilities.
Compliance and Permitting Section 302-739-9403
Retail Stores in the State of Delaware are required to register and complete the At-Store Plastic Bag Recycling Survey and Registration. This survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete.
Barbara Blaier Environmental Scientist 302-739-9403
Delaware Recyclable Products, Inc., requests a construction permit to construct a Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) pretreatment system with associated media storage tanks, blowers, and gas analyzer at their 246 Marsh Lane, City and County of New Castle landfill.
Timothy Ratsep, Director Richardson and Robbins Building 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE 19901 302-739-9400
Emergency Response Line: 800-662-8802 Report environmental spills, violations of
Eco Plastic Products of Delaware, Inc. has applied for a permit to operate a recycling facility located at 18 Germay Drive, in Wilmington.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances, will conduct a public hearing on the Industrial Waste Landfill permit modification submitted by Delaware Recyclable Products, Inc., 246 Marsh Lane, New Castle, DE 19720.
We always try to reduce, re-use and recycle. A fun way to re-use items is to change them just enough to create something new. Learn how to transform common recyclable items for new uses. Empty Jug? Make a Watering Can
Businesses can make a major contribution to recycling in Delaware. They can help their customers recycle and manage wastes, and they can structure their own business practices to take advantage of recycling opportunities and resources.
What would you rather grow? A rich backyard garden? Or a an ever-expanding landfill down the road? By composting your yard waste and kitchen scraps, you can reduce the amount of waste that you are feeding to the landfill and at the same time produce food for your yard and garden that is as good
Not everything with a recycling symbol is accepted in Delaware’s single stream recycling program. DNREC works with the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, and others, to help Delaware consumers understand what should go in the recycling stream, and what should not. Despite headlines to the contrary, recycling is alive and well
The Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Council was established by the Delaware General Assembly in 2010 (7 Del. Code, §6058) to advise the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), and the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) on all aspects of recycling.
Not only is recycling important, but it’s also easy to do. More and more people in Delaware are recycling every day. But not everyone is recycling the right way. If it’s not done correctly, all those items—and your time—will go to waste. And remember, recycling right means buying products that are made from recyclable material.
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.