Category Archives: Environmental

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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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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