The City of Newark has implemented a city-wide, single-stream recycling program. This means you can place all City of Newark approved recyclables together in a wheeled cart. There is no sorting required.
These are the acceptable items according to the Delaware State Waste Authority:
Glass (clear, green and brown)
Plastic Bottles (narrow neck bottles only)
Metals (steel and aluminum)
Paper (newspapers, magazines, phone books and junk mail)
Motor Oil and Oil Filters (only accepted at Phillips Park and Hollingsworth parking lot)
Household Batteries (only accepted at Phillips Park)
#1 PET plastic food and beverage containers.
#2 HDPE plastic food and beverage containers. No motor oil or anti-freeze containers.
HDPE Mixed Rigid Plastics- kitty litter containers, small plastic buckets (up to 5 gallon), milk crates, small toys, and plastic trays.
#4 LDPE butter tubs, sour cream containers, and margarine tubs.