Special Collections

The Town also offers collection of bulk items. These items are not considered household trash; including appliances, furniture and branches, etc. Bulk items will be assessed by the Public Works Director, and an applicable fee will be charged. To have these items removed, citizens must contact the Town Hall at (302) 539-8011 to schedule a collection. A minimum charge of $40 applies. Bulk items must be removed or a special collection scheduled in a timely manner. These items will not be permitted to remain on the street for an extended period of time.

Hazardous household waste is not collected by the Town. This includes hazardous chemicals, gasoline, oils, oil based paint and explosives. These items must be transported to a county landfill by property owners. Hazardous waste is accepted one day each year at the county landfill on the first Saturday of May.