Recycle your Christmas tree at any of Delaware's 25 yard waste sites.

How to recycle your Christmas tree into rich soil

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

Stay in the holiday spirit this last week of 2022 and help conserve and improve Delaware’s soil by recycling your Christmas tree.  The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is asking First Staters to give their real trees to a yard waste recycling site rather than dumping them off in landfills.  According to DNREC, 176,000 tons of grass, …

Milford looks at contracting trash services

Terry RogersGovernment & Politics, Headlines, Milford-live

Recently, City of Milford residents were notified that their trash, recycling and yard waste pickups may be delayed. The delay was caused by several factors, according to Mike Svaby, Director of Public Works. At a recent council workshop, Svaby asked council for permission to issue a Request for Proposal to get a feel for whether it would be more cost …

Milford staff shortages affecting trash collection

Terry RogersGovernment & Politics, Headlines

At their regular meeting, Milford City Council heard from Mike Svaby, Public Works Director, who explained how it is becoming increasingly difficult for the city to manage the over 6,000 trash, recycling and yard waste pickups they make per week. Some of the issues are related to staffing shortages which Svaby stated have existed for the entire year he has …