Waste Disposal and Recycling

Services Provided by Waste Industries

*Please Note: Trash & Water bills every three months (quarterly)


  • Pickup: Every Monday
  • Contact Zoning Compliance Officer -Bob McDevitt  Phone: 302-335-1039
    or email:   b.mcdevitt@bowersde.gov  for your own trash and recycle can.

General Recycling:

Recycling Information Flyer

  • Pickup: Every other Monday
  • The Town will furnish the recycle bin (see above for contact information).

Acceptable Recyclable materials: 

  • Newspapers
  • Junk mail
  • Paperback books
  • Box board (cereal boxes)
  • Aseptic containers & cartons
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Telephone books
  • Office paper
  • Rigid plastic
  • Yogurt & butter containers
  • Plastic bottles/jugs
  • Glass bottles/jars
  • Aluminum & steel/tin Cans

Not Acceptable Recyclable Materials:

  • Styrofoam
  • Motor oil containers
  • Chemical containers
  • Ceramic of dishes
  • Light bulbs
  • Window glass and mirrors
  • Yard waste
  • Food waste
  • Televisions and computers
  • Monitors

Used OIL Recycling

Check out the brochures below according to your county.  Great information regarding where to dispose of your used oil.


More useful recycling links and downloads