Universal recycling grants, loans available for Delaware’s commercial sector, including businesses and institutions

DOVER (March 22, 2013) – Applications are being accepted through March 28 for Universal Recycling grants and low interest loans for Delaware’s commercial sector to assist them in collecting, transporting, processing and marketing recyclables. All for profit, not-for profit retail or wholesale stores, offices, food service establishments, warehouses and other manufacturing, industrial or processing entities

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DNREC to offer rain barrels at discount price to Delawareans

DOVER (March 18, 2013) – To encourage water conservation and promote wise use of it throughout the state, DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is again offering rain barrels at a discounted price to Delaware residents in April at pickup locations in each county. Having a rain barrel provides an innovative way to capture rainwater from

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DNREC to hold series of workshops on grant opportunity and recycling requirements for Delaware businesses and institutions

With recycling services now available to every Delaware resident, all commercial businesses and institutions will also be participating soon in the state’s comprehensive recycling program. To help Delaware’s businesses and institutions comply with their Jan. 1, 2014 deadline for the Universal Recycling Law, DNREC will hold a series of informational workshops in February throughout the

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DNREC accepting grant proposals through Aug. 29 for surface water project planning

DOVER, DE – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for surface water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. Aug. 29, 2012. The Surface Water Matching Planning Grant program is a set-aside in the state’s Clean Water

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Water buffalo to help improve marsh habitat in Delaware

WILMINGTON (July 2, 2012) – In an effort to restore the Freshwater Marsh Nature Preserve within Brandywine Creek State Park, DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation have introduced two River Water Buffalo from a Delaware farm to graze the area and help reduce the number of invasive plants. The two yearling water buffalo bulls, from

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Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Offers Rain Barrels at Discounted Price

As part of an effort to encourage water conservation, the state is offering large rain barrels to residents at a greatly reduced price.

The large barrels usually go for $120 or more, but because the state Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control can buy the barrels in bulk, they can get them for less,

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Delaware Celebrates Environmental and Operational Improvements

NEWARK, De. — City of Newark officials were joined this by U.S. Senator Tom Carper and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara to laud a series of environmental improvements including the addition of three hybrid vehicles to the municipal fleet, purchased as part of the city’s efforts to reduce air

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Delaware supports federal rule to fight air pollution

Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and eleven other states, plus New York City and the District of Columbia fought back Friday against attempts to weaken the Environmental Protection Agency’s work to significantly cut the amount of mercury pollution that electric power plants release into the air.

“Mercury pollution can be very harmful to

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