Delaware Recycling Center (DRC)


Facility Hours

Monday-Friday 5am-5pm
Saturday 5am-2pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries
Styrofoam

Special Collections
  • Electronics Recycling
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm
    Sat 8:30am-2pm
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection
    Every Wed 10am-2pm
    1st Sat of Each Month 8:30-2pm
  • Paper Shredding
    1st Wed of Each Month 10am-2pm
    1st Sat of Each Month 8:30am-2pm

Lantana Square Shopping Center


Facility Hours

Available 24/7

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Batteries

Carousel Bark Park


Facility Hours

Available 24/7

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Batteries
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters

University of Delaware - Hollingsworth Parking Lot


Facility Hours

Available 24/7

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Batteries
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters

Omar Collection Station


Facility Hours

Monday-Saturday 8:30-3:30pm
Sunday 10am-2pm (May-September ONLY)

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Ellendale Collection Station


Facility Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30-3:30pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Bridgeville Collection Station


Facility Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30-3:30pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Southern Solid Waste Management Center


Facility Hours

Recycling Center Open: Monday-Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries
Electronics
Styrofoam

Special Collections
  • Electronics Recycling
    Monday-Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection
    Every Monday, 10am-2pm
  • Paper Shredding
    1st Monday of Each Month 10am-2pm

Sandtown Landfill


Facility Hours

Monday-Saturday 7am-5pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Rt. 5 Transfer Station


Facility Hours

Monday-Saturday 7am-3pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station


Facility Hours

Mon-Sat 7am-5pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Batteries
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters

Phillips Park/Newark Maintenance Yard


Facility Hours

Available 24/7

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Batteries
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters

Long Neck Collection Station


Facility Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30-3:30pm
Sun 10am-2pm (May-September ONLY)

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Cheswold Collection Station


Facility Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30-3:30pm

Accepted Items

Accepted Items:
Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries
Styrofoam

Special Collections
  • Electronics Recycling
    Mon-Sat 8:30am-3:30pm
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection
    Every Fri 10am-2pm
  • Paper Shredding
    1st Fri of Each Month 10am-2pm

Milford Transfer Station


Facility Hours

Mon-Sat 7am-3pm

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries
Styrofoam

Glasgow High School


Facility Hours

Available 24/7

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Batteries
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters

Delaware Solid Waste Authority


Facility Hours

Available 24/7

Accepted Items

Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Select a location to find out out more about Accepted Items and Special Collections

DSWA’s Recycling Program is single-stream, which means that residents no longer have to sort their recyclables prior to coming to the drop-off centers.

Listed below is accepted materials for the DSWA single stream recycling program.
  • Newspapers/ Brown Paper Bags
  • Magazines/Catalogs
  • Telephone/Soft Cover Books
  • Junk Mail/Envelopes (all types)
  • Paper
  • Paperboard (cereal/tissue boxes)
  • Cardboard
  • Narrow-Neck Plastic Bottles
  • Milk Jugs, Bleach/Detergent, Shampoo Bottles
  • Glass Bottles/Jars (any color)
  • Metal Cans (tin/steel/aluminum)