Category Archives: Environmental

Creative Living Landscapes

The Gardeners Gild of the Arden Club with the Arden Forest Committee are presenting a lecture featuring Doug Tallamy, author of “Bringing Nature Home”. The lecture entitled CREATING LIVING LANDSCAPES will be presented MONDAY, April 22nd, 2019 7:00 pm at the Arden … Continue reading

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DSWA Recycling Plant Tour

Have you ever seen a single stream recycling plant in operation?  Delaware Solid Waste Authority has kindly offered to host members of local civic associations on a tour of its facility at 1101 Lambson Lane on Tuesday, March 12 and/or Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Tree Planting Grants

The Delaware Urban and Community Forestry Program is offering grants up to $5000 for tree planting projects on public land or to help communities complete a professional tree inventory. This program can also be used to supplement the replacing of … Continue reading

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Neighbors of the Edgemoor Port – Survey

The following is shared from the Neighbors of Edgemoor Port: Dear Brandywine Hundred neighbors: Construction will begin at the site of the old DuPont Edgemoor Plant, for a new second port, within the next two years.  Large box containers will … Continue reading

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Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Goods Collection and Document Shredding Event

The next Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Goods collection and document shredding event will be held Saturday, August 26th, from 8am-2pm at Mt. Pleasant Elementary, 500 Duncan Rd. Wilmington, DE 19809. You can click here for a full list of items available … Continue reading

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Nominations being accepted now through June 23 for DNREC’s 2017 Young Environmentalist of the Year

DNREC’s 2017 Young Environmentalist of the Year nomination form Last year, 18-year-old Hunter Seaman of Milford was honored for his commitment to the conservation and preservation of wetlands and waterfowl as a youth leader with Ducks Unlimited. Middle school level environmentalists were Adrianna … Continue reading

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Christina River Watershed Cleanup Results

70 people turned out on April 8th to help clean up the creeks and stormwater basins in Brandywine Hundred that feed into the Naamans Creek Watershed and then the Delaware River. 2 tons of trash were collected, including 15 bags of … Continue reading

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Recycling News

Starting in June 1st Saturday of every Month at the Delaware Recycling Center DRC (1101 Lambsons Lane, in New Castle) from 8 am – 2 pm -Paper Shredding and HHW collection 1st Wednesday of every Month 10 am – 2 pm -Paper Shredding … Continue reading

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

To improve safety in our homes, communities, and waterways, the Division of Public Health is coordinating with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Delawareans can discard their … Continue reading

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Christina River Watershed Cleanup – Sat. April 8th, 8AM-11PM

Its time for the annual Christina River Watershed Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 8AM-11PM. The Naamans Creek contingent will meet at the F&N shopping center behind Sweeney’s Bakery at 8:00 AM. Lunch for volunteers will be served at 11:30 AM. Contact your … Continue reading

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