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Delaware Launches Household Hazardous Waste Pilot Program

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) has launched a nine-month, household hazardous waste (HHW) collection pilot program. On each Friday through the end of November, residents can drop off their HHW at a collection station in the town of Cheswold from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Delaware considers HHW to include household cleaners, pesticides, oil-based paints, fluorescent light bulbs and nail polish. The pilot program will not accept prescription medication of sharps. Only Delaware residents can take advantage of the program.

For more information, visit DSWA’s website.

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