DNREC Encourages Delawareans to Recycle Christmas Trees

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If you have a real Christmas tree, DNREC would like you to keep them out of the state’s landfills. After the holidays, you can recycle them at any of the yard waste recycling sites throughout the state. Some of these sites accept trees at no cost, while others charge for the service. Before you drop…

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Updated Recycling Information from DNREC

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Have you ever had questions about what and where to recycle? If you live in Delaware, check out DNREC’s updated online resource to help you determine what is acceptable in terms of how you manage trash. The resource includes pictures of more than 375 common items and lets you know how and where you can…

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Rehoboth Beach Introduces Yard Waste Drop-off Service

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Rehoboth Beach will add a yard-waste drop-off service for residents and businesses in the city. Yard waste will be accepted Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Recycle Yard on Oyster House Road. Trimmings, dead plants, flower and vegetable debris, hay or straw, ivy, leaves, shrub trimmings, pine cones and…

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Del. Plastic Bag Ban Loophole Addressed In New Bill

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What’s called a loophole in Delaware’s five-month old ban on single-use plastic bags at many establishments would be addressed under a measure filed in the Delaware General Assembly. Some stores, in doing away with the thinner plastic bags, introduced slightly thicker plastic bags for customers. Now, Representatives Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington and Eric Morrison, D-Glasgow along…

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A Closer Look at the Rehoboth Beach Bigbelly Trash Can

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Earlier this summer, the City of Rehoboth Beach placed the Bigbelly trash cans in service at strategic locations throughout town. “The Bigbelly units were first considered when trying to brainstorm ideas on how the city’s refuse collection operation could be made more efficient,” says Sharon Lynn, city manager. The city has had public works crews working from…

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