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 …

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Dec. 26 is coming. Here’s how to recycle your Christmas tree

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Taking down your Christmas tree may not be on your mind just yet — but when the time comes, DNREC’s got your back.  The agency is encouraging Delawareans to “regift their real Christmas trees to the environment” by recycling them at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.  Once donated, trees are processed into mulch …

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 …