2023 DSWA Collection Event Schedule

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2023 DSWA Collection Event Schedule

DSWA Special Collection Events take place on select Saturdays throughout the year. The collection events provide a free collection of household hazardous waste, electronics recycling and the ability to shred personal documents for Delaware Residents. 

Events Held Rain or Shine

Events are subject to change
Please check back to confirm dates and locations


PLEASE CHECK BACK AS MORE EVENTS ARE ADDED

Saturday, March 18
8:00am-2:00pm
Newark Recycling Center
470 Corporate Blvd, Newark

Saturday, March 25
8:00am-2:00pm
Fenwick Island State Park
36859 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island

Saturday, April 15
8:00am-2:00pm
St. Anne’s School
211 Silver Lake Road, Middletown

Saturday, April 22
8:00am-2:00pm
Rehoboth Elementary
500 Stockley Street, Rehoboth Beach

Saturday, May 13
8:00am-2:00pm
Independence School
1300 Paper Mill Rd, Newark

Saturday, May 20
8:00am-2:00pm
Seaford High School
399 North Market St., Seaford

Saturday, June 10
8:00am-2:00pm
Fort Dupont
Wilmington Ave, Delaware City

Saturday, July 15
8:00am-2:00pm
St. Marks High School
2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington

Saturday, July 22
8:00am-2:00pm
Milford Transfer Station
1170 S. DuPont Boulevard, Milford

Saturday, September 16
8:00am-2:00pm
St. Anne’s School
211 Silver Lake Road, Middletown

Saturday, November 11
8:00am-2:00pm
Newark Recycling Center470
Corporate Blvd, Newark

WHAT’S ACCEPTED

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

Household Items

• Full Aerosol Cans

• Bleach

• Chemistry Kits

• Nail Polish/Polish Removers

• Perfumes

• Disinfectants

• Drain Cleaners

• Floor Wax

• Mercury Thermometers

• Moth Balls

• Oven Cleaner

• Spot Removers

• Toilet Cleaner

• Florescent Bulbs

 

Workshop Items

• Corrosives

• Oil Based Paints

• Small Compressed Gas Tanks

• Solvents

• Stains/Varnishes

• Strippers/Thinners

• Wood Preservatives
 

Explosives

Explosives not accepted at Weekly Collection Events

• Ammunition

• Gunpowder

• Fireworks

Automotive Items

• Used Mixed Fuels

• Antifreeze

• Auto Batteries

• Degreasers

• Waste Gasoline/Kerosene

Garden Items

• Fungicides

• Herbicides

• Pool Chemicals
 

Medical

Used Sharps
Please bring sharps in a container you are willing to part with

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING

 Equipment
• Computer Components
• Main Frame Computers
• Mini Computers
• Terminals
• Printers
• Personal Computers
• Monitors
• Keyboards
• Mice
• Cables
• Laptop Computers
• Notebook Computers
• Notepad Computers
• Copying Equipment
• Electronic Typewriters
• Calculators

Small Household Electronics
• Microwave Ovens
• Vacuum Cleaners
• Video Game Systems

 

Telecommunications Equipment

• Telephone Systems
• Terminals
• Telephones
• Telex
• Facsimile
• Pay Telephones
• Cordless Telephones
• Cellular Telephones
• Answering Machines

Radio, Television, Electroacoustic
• Radios
• Televisions
• Video Cameras
• Video Recorders
• Tape Recorders
• Audio Amplifiers
• VCRs
• DVD Players
• Cassette Players
• Record Players

PAPER SHREDDING

Residents can bring up to two boxes of paper for shredding free of charge.
Shredding sensitive documents is one way to reduce your risk of becoming an identity theft victim.