Category Archives: Environmental

Recycling and Trash Issues Discussion-Thurs, Mar. 30th, 6:30PM

CCOBH is sponsoring a meeting dealing with recycling and trash issues on Thursday, March 30, 2017 6:30 PM at Springer Middle School. The main program will be a Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) presentation beginning at 7:00 PM. Trash haulers may choose to … Continue reading

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NCC Dept. of Special Services-Sewer Preventative Maintenance

Here in PDF format is the Powerpoint presentation given by representatives of the Department of Special Services this past Tuesday September 6, 2016 on the NCC Sewer Maintenance:Preventative Maintenance Program. This was recently shared by NCC Councilman Bob Weiner. It includes the projected start … Continue reading

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Greenfest 5 2016 – Brandywine School District’s Community Recycling Event

Here is some information on Greenfest 5 – Brandywine School District’s Community Recycling Event to be held on Saturday, August 27th 8AM to 2PM at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School.

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Reminder-Christina River Watershed Cleanup-Saturday, April 9th

Reminder:  This Saturday, April 9th is the Christina River Cleanup. You can register online at CHRISTINARIVERCLEANUP.ORG Here is your opportunity to join the Christina River Watershed Cleanup! Make a difference by spending a little time along the Naamas Creek! This year’s … Continue reading

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Household Hazardous Waste / Electronic Goods / Paper Shredding Events

Here is a Collection Event Flyer of upcoming recycling events throughout the State held by the DSWA (Delaware Solid Waste Authority). Household Hazardous Waste – Household Hazardous Waste- Product containers marked with words, “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive.” For example; household cleaners, … Continue reading

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Bringing Nature Home to YOUR Yard

Bringing Nature Home to YOUR Yard Lecture & Workshop Date: Saturday, April 30th Time: 9 am – 12noon Location: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1120 Darley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810 Schedule 9-9:15 am Registration, Coffee and light refreshments 9:15-9:30 Welcome and Overview … Continue reading

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Christina River Watershed Cleanup – Saturday April 9th

Here is your opportunity to join the Christina River Watershed Cleanup! Make a difference by spending a little time along the Naamas Creek! This year’s Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, April 9. The Naamans Watershed group will meet at 8 … Continue reading

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Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Recycling/Paper Shredding Event

Here is some information about an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Event this Saturday, October 31st, 8AM-2PM. Here is the link Also, please note: Shredded paper IS recyclable ONLY when it is brought to an event like … Continue reading

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DNREC Homeowner Assistance Program-Removing Old Underground Tanks

Out with the Old – In with the New By Amy Bryson and Christina Wirtz DNREC’s new heating fuel underground storage tank closure assistance program helps homeowners remove old underground tanks. The article can be found in the Fall, 2015 … Continue reading

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Community Forestry Training Survey – your input is needed

The following may be of interest to members of our community Dear Community Tree Advocates: Penn State Extension Urban Forestry Program in partnership with DCNR Bureau of Forestry is planning a comprehensive program to train and assist municipal shade tree … Continue reading

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