Delaware Solid Waste Authority John P. “Pat” Healy Scholarship

DSWA offers an annual scholarship to qualified students entering Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science majors at a Delaware College or University. This scholarship has been named in honor of John P. “Pat” Healy. This scholarship is awarded to Delaware residents based on financial need, academic performance, community and school involvement, and leadership ability. Two college …

CHANGES COMING TO DSWA WEEKLY COLLECTION EVENTS IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Beginning January 1, 2020, the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) will be moving it’s weekly collection of Household Hazardous Waste at the Delaware Recycling Center in New Castle from every Wednesday to every Saturday. With this move DSWA will be able to extend the hours of collection to 8:30am-2pm each Saturday.  The 1st Saturday of …

DSWA expands recycling services at Jones Crossroads Landfill

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) is excited to announce new expanded recycling services available at the Jones Crossroads Landfill  Beginning November, 2017 the staffed recycling center will be open Monday-Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm .  The facility will expand its services to offer electronics recycling 6 days a week and will continue to accept; single-stream recycling, cardboard …

DSWA expands services at Delaware Recycling Center

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) is excited to announce new expanded services available at the Delaware Recycling Center in New Castle.  Beginning June 1, 2017 the staffed recycling center will be open Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm and Saturday 8:30am-2:00pm.  The facility will expand its services to offer electronics recycling 6 days a week and will continue …

DSWA Expands Services At Cheswold Collection Station

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) is excited to announce the grand opening of the Cheswold Collection Station Recycling Center.  Beginning May 1, 2017 the staffed recycling and household trash collection center will be open Monday-Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm. The facility will expand its services to offer the following services 6 days a week: bagged household trash …

DSWA Announces Changes To Recycling Drop-Off Program

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) has provided Drop-Off Center recycling services since 1990.  Throughout those 26 years DSWA has had to adapt and make many changes to recycling programs based on changing recycling market conditions and the needs of Delaware citizens. The Universal Recycling Law has provided the opportunity for curbside recycling for every …

Document Shredding Program Starts at the Cheswold Collection Station

Beginning July 1, 2016, The Delaware Solid Waste Authority will begin a document shredding pilot program at the Cheswold Collection Station.  On the first Friday of each month from 10am-2pm residents will be able to bring personal documents for shredding.  Shredding will only take place on the first Friday of each month at the Cheswold …