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Yard Waste Recycling

As a part of a Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) permit condition for all three DSWA landfills in Delaware.

This means yard waste cannot be mixed with regular trash at the landfill. Yard waste that is separated and not mixed with trash can still be brought to DSWA Landfills, Transfer Stations and Collection Stations where it will be placed in a separate area for recycling. Please view the user fee notice for the current cost to dispose of yard waste at DSWA facilities

User Fee Notice

For information on free yard waste drop-off facilities please visit the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Yard Waste Information page below:

DNREC Yard Waste Information

Yard waste includes:

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Pruning
  • Brush
  • Shrubs
  • Garden Material
  • Christmas Trees
  • Tree Limbs up to 4 inches in diameter

Used Oil & Oil Filter Recycling

How Can Homeowners Participate?

After you change your car or truck motor oil, simply take the used oil and oil filters to a nearby DSWA Drop-off Center that accepts them. This way, you’ll know you’re helping the environment.

Find A Recycling Drop-Off Center

For more information on this program, please call the Citizens’ Response Line at 1-800-404-7080

Latex Paint Collection

DSWA provides latex paint collections on the following schedule:

Delaware Recycling Center
1101 Lambson Lane, New Castle
Last Saturday of Each Month 8:30am-2pm

Newark Recycling Center
470 Corporate Blvd, Newark
Last Wednesday of Each Month 10am-2pm

Cheswold Collection Station
54 Fork Branch Road, Cheswold
Last Friday of Each Month 10am-2pm

Jones Crossroads Landfill
28560 Landfill Lane, Georgetown
Last Monday of Each Month  10am-2pm