As a part of a Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) permit condition for all three DSWA landfills in Delaware. There is a yard waste disposal ban in place for all DSWA facilities.

This means yard waste cannot be disposed of in the landfill. Yard waste that is separated and not mixed with trash can still be brought to DSWA Landfills and Transfer Stations where it will be placed in a separate area for recycling.

Yard waste includes:

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Pruning
  • Brush
  • Shrubs
  • Garden Material
  • Christmas Trees
  • Tree Limbs up to 4 inches in diameter