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Yard waste in Delaware

 

ADVISORY: DNREC's Polly Drummond Hill Road Yard Waste Demonstration Site is open on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY from 8 a.m. to sunset. The site is open and free to all Delaware residents to drop off yard waste from their own property ONLYPlease see the "Yard waste drop-off options" link below for a list of alternatives to the Polly Drummond site. Note also that all alternative sites charge a fee for accepting yard waste.

What is yard waste? It’s plant material that comes from lawn maintenance and other gardening and landscaping activities. This includes:

  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Prunings
  • Brush and shrubbery
  • Garden materials
  • Christmas trees
  • Tree limbs up to 4" in diameter

Related links 

 

Yard waste drop-off options

 

Yard waste collection options

 

Composting information

 

Homeowner yard waste options

2010 Yard waste demonstration drop-off site report

2009 Yard waste demonstration drop-off site report


Presentation for Community Yard Waste Demonstration Site public meetings relating to House Bill 525 

 

The Delaware yard waste ban explained

 

DNREC community yard waste demonstration sites

 

Senate Joint Resolution 2/Senate Amendment 1

 

Senate Joint Resolution 2 Final Report 

 

Cherry Island Landfill permit condition

 

DNREC yard waste presentation schedule

 

DNREC yard waste presentation (Power Point)

 

2005 Yard Waste Management Committe's Consensus Points

 

DNREC's main recycling webpage

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