• Is DSWA a state agency?

    No, though created by the General Assembly in 1975, DSWA is not a state agency. DSWA receives no state or federal tax dollars.

  • If I have a question about a DSWA program or facility, who can I call?

    DSWA has a toll-free Citizens’ Response Line with operators available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. The number is 1-800-404-7080.

  • Where is DSWA’s main office located?

    DSWA’s Administrative Office is located at 1128 South Bradford Street in Dover, Delaware. The office is open from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

  • My organization would like someone to come and speak about DSWA. Do you have presenters who can do that?

    DSWA is committed to public education. DSWA has it’s very own Environmental Education Building which is available for field trips or visits form other groups.  If you’re interested in a visit please contact our Public Education and Outreach Technician by call 1-800-404-7080.

  • Does DSWA have a Board of Directors?

    Yes, DSWA has a seven member Board of Directors that with the exception of its Chairman, who is appointed by the State Senate, the Board is appointed by the Governor for three-year terms. Board members serve voluntarily and without pay. Serving on the Board takes a strong commitment; given that they serve as a working group not an advisory group attending, meetings, public hearings, workshops, and much more. The Board of Directors sets policies and makes decisions regarding current operations, programs, and planning.

  • Does DSWA offer any recycling program?

    Yes, DSWA does offer several different programs for recycling. For information on these programs, please visit the “Programs” section of our website.

  • How can I locate the nearest DSWA landfill?

    To locate the landfill nearest you, please contact our Citizens’ Response Line at 1-800-404-7080 or see the Facilities & Locations link at left.