Category Archives: Environmental

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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Recycling in Delaware – A comprehensive guide

Last month we reviewed some recycling Q&A. Now here is a Comprehensive guide on recycling in Delaware that you can share with your community.

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Recycling Q&A

Not always sure what items can be recycled? Below are some questions and answers that may be helpful and add clarification to Delaware’s Recycling Program 1. Are the heavy plastic “bags” that sheets and blankets and bedspread come in recyclable? … Continue reading

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Household Hazardous Waste / Electronic Goods / Paper Shredding

Event Date: Saturday, June 06, 2015 Time: 08:00AM–02:00PM Location: University of Delaware-Campus Guard Building 550 S. College Avenue Newark, DE Household Hazardous Waste               http://dswa.com/programs_haz.asp Product containers marked with words, “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive.” For example; household cleaners, garden … Continue reading

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