Southern Recycling Center

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
  • Latex Paint Collection
    Last Monday of Each Month 10am-2pm

Types of Waste Accepted:

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)

Bridgeville Collection Station

DSWA’s Collection Stations operate on a “pay-as-you-throw” basis, where each bag of garbage or yard waste disposed of is $1.00.

Credit Cards are the only accepted method of payment. However, Collection Station tickets with remaining punches purchased prior to July 1, 2022 will continue to be honored.

Accepted Items:
Bagged Household Garbage ($1 per bag)
Yard Waste ($1 per bag)
Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Omar Collection Station

DSWA’s Collection Stations operate on a “pay-as-you-throw” basis, where each bag of garbage or yard waste disposed of is $1.00.

Credit Cards are the only accepted method of payment. However, Collection Station tickets with remaining punches purchased prior to July 1, 2022 will continue to be honored.

Accepted Items:
Bagged Household Garbage ($1 per bag)
Yard Waste ($1 per bag)
Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Long Neck Collection Station

DSWA’s Collection Stations operate on a “pay-as-you-throw” basis, where each bag of garbage or yard waste disposed of is $1.00.

Credit Cards are the only accepted method of payment. However, Collection Station tickets with remaining punches purchased prior to July 1, 2022 will continue to be honored.

Accepted Items:
Bagged Household Garbage ($1 per bag)
Yard Waste ($1 per bag)
Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Ellendale Collection Station

DSWA’s Collection Stations operate on a “pay-as-you-throw” basis, where each bag of garbage or yard waste disposed of is $1.00.

Credit Cards are the only accepted method of payment. However, Collection Station tickets with remaining punches purchased prior to July 1, 2022 will continue to be honored.

Accepted Items:
Bagged Household Garbage ($1 per bag)
Yard Waste ($1 per bag)
Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries

Cheswold Collection Station

DSWA’s Collection Stations operate on a “pay-as-you-throw” basis, where each bag of garbage or yard waste disposed of is $1.00.

Credit Cards are the only accepted method of payment. However, Collection Station tickets with remaining punches purchased prior to July 1, 2022 will continue to be honored.

Accepted Items:
Bagged Household Garbage ($1 per bag)
Yard Waste ($1 per bag)
Single Stream Recycling
Cardboard
Used Motor Oil
Used Oil Filters
Batteries
Styrofoam

Special Collections:
Household Hazardous Waste
Every Friday, 10am-2pm

Document Shredding
1st Friday of Each Month, 10am-2pm

Electronics Recycling
Monday-Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm

Latex Paint
Last Friday of Each Month 10am-2pm

Rt. 5 Transfer Station

Residents and commercial haulers can bring trash to the Rt. 5 Transfer Station rather than driving to one of DSWA’s landfills. Vehicles drive up a ramp into an enclosed building where trash is dumped onto a concrete floor. A backhoe carefully pushes the trash into a transfer trailer, which takes it to a DSWA landfill. Key features of the transfer station consist of a scale house, two scales, a transfer station building with a five-bay tipping floor, and a small load drop-off where residents can deposit waste. In addition, there are designated areas outside to receive used appliances, tires, and yard waste.

Milford Transfer Station

Residents and commercial haulers can bring trash to the Milford Transfer Station rather than driving to one of DSWA’s landfills nearest to Milford. Vehicles drive up a ramp into an enclosed building where trash is dumped onto a concrete floor. A backhoe carefully pushes the trash into a transfer trailer, which takes it to a DSWA landfill. Key features of the transfer station consist of a scale house, two scales, a transfer station building with a three-bay tipping floor, and a separate small load area where residents can deposit waste. In addition, there are designated areas outside to receive used appliances, tires, and yard waste.

A drop-off container is available for residents to drop off Styrofoam for recycling. Residents are able to drop off their clean Styrofoam, such as foam cups, foam plates, foam egg cartons, take out containers, as well as foam protective packaging typically used to protect consumer goods and electronics.

Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station

Residents and commercial haulers can bring trash to the Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station instead of driving to one of DSWA’s Landfills . Vehicles drive up a ramp into an enclosed building where trash is dumped onto a concrete floor. A backhoe carefully pushes the trash into a transfer trailer, which takes it to a DSWA landfill. Key features of the transfer station consist of a scale house, two scales, two transfer station buildings, and a trailer storage building. There is a separate transfer area for residents. In addition, Pine Tree Corners is a Recycling Drop-Off Center and there are designated areas outside to receive used appliances, tires, and yard waste during regular business hours.

Jones Crossroads Landfill

Types of Waste Accepted:

  • Municipal solid waste from DSWA-licensed collection vehicles
  • Residential solid waste – Small load collection area for residents
  • Construction and demolition debris
  • Asbestos – Category I & II Non-Friable (Special packaging and appointment is required, call 1-800-404-7080.)
  • White Goods – (Refrigerators, air conditioners and other appliances) Refrigerant is removed by DSWA licensed technician and scrap metals are recycled.
  • Tires
  • Household Yard Waste – Residents can dispose of grass, leaves, branches, and shrubs not mixed with household garbage. Click Here for more information on yard waste recycling.
  • For other and special waste, call the Citizens’ Response Line at 1-800-404-7080 or click here to for our Special Waste Policy.

Small Load Collection Area

The Jones Crossroads Landfill accepts household waste from residents at the small load collection area. This area is paved and located away from the active landfill.

Recycling Drop-Off Centers

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

Accepted Items

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

Landfill Gas Recovery

Electronic Goods Recycling Program

The Jones Crossroads Landfill accepts electronic goods from residents Monday-Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

The Jones Crossroads Landfill accepts Household Hazardous Waste every Monday from 10am-2pm. For information on Household Hazardous Waste Collection click here.

Paper Shredding

Document Shredding is available the 1st Monday of each month from 10am-2pm.

Residents may bring 2 file boxes per person.