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Solid Waste Transporter Permits Pending

A listing of companies that have submitted permit applications to transport regulated RCRA hazardous and/or non-hazardous solid wastes in, out of, or through the State of Delaware.
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Solid Waste

Solid Waste is any garbage, refuse, refuse-derived fuel, waste wood from demolition or construction, sludge from treatment plants, or other discarded material. It can include wastes resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations, and from community activities.

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Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances
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Solid Waste Facilities

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.

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Compliance and Permitting Section 302-739-9403
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Scrap Tire Management

Delaware produces over 750,000 scrap tires a year. How to keep them from fouling the environment is a serious consideration. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers two programs to help — the Scrap Tire Facility Compliance Program and the Scrap Tire Removal Program.
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Delaware Plastic Bag Survey

Retail Stores in the State of Delaware are required to register and complete the At-Store Plastic Bag Recycling Survey & Registration. This survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete.

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Barbara Blaier Environmental Scientist 302.739.9403
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Public Hearing: Delaware Recyclable Products, Inc. (DRPI) Industrial Waste Landfill Permit

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.
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Don’t Trash It – Re-purpose It!

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
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Recycling for Business

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.
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Composting

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
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What’s Recyclable in Delaware?

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.

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Recycling Public Advisory Council

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.

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Recycle Right

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
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Delaware Recycles

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.

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