Posts Tagged With: “Recycling”


Disposal of Batteries


Please do not place batteries in the single stream recycling can provided as part of your trash service. Household batteries can be discarded in the following ways: Single-Use Batteries:  Recycled by taking them to a Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) recycling location or since manufacturers have eliminated mercury from alkaline batteries, they can now be safely thrown in the normal household trash. Rechargeable Batteries:  Due […]



What Happened to the Big Recycling Cans at W.T. Chipman?


The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) provided the drop-off recycling centers at various sites throughout the state. Between decreased demand (because of curbside recycling), illegal dumping at the sites, and recyclables being contaminated with household trash, the DSWA reduced the drop-off recycling centers to only DSWA facilities. More details on the drop-off recycling locations can be found on the DSWA website or call the DSWA […]