Cheswold Clean Up Day

Date Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2019

We are excited to announce the first Cheswold Clean Up Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 27th from 7am – 1 pm. We encourage our residents to take this opportunity and clean our yards and houses of any trash and unwanted items that may have collected throughout the year. A dumpster will be provided for use by Cheswold Residents only.

April 27th is also the Cheswold Police Department’s drug take back day, from 10am – 2pm, so please bring any old prescriptions to the Town Hall as well.

Dumpster Location

Town Hall Parking Lot

Special Pick Up Information

The Public Works Department is offering Special Pick Up Appointments on Saturday, April 27th, from 8am – 12pm, for $40. If you are interested in scheduling a Special Pick Up or would like more information, please call the Town Hall at 302-734-6991, Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm.

Things That CANNOT Be Placed in the Dumpsters

Please pay special attention to the items on this list, because they WILL NOT be accepted at the Dumpster. If you need to dispose of any of these items, please see the section below.

  • Medical Waste
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Asbestos-containing items
  • Flammable substances
  • Paint
  • Contaminated Dirt
  • Chemicals
  • Explosive substances including propane tanks & aerosol cans
  • Radioactive Material
  • Oil Filters

**Tires may be stacked next to the dumpster, NOT placed inside**

Items That Can Be Taken to DSWA Facilities

If you are looking to dispose of items on the list above, please consider one of the following events:

  • Cheswold Collection Station
    • Friday, April 26th, from 10am – 2pm
    • Accepting Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste
  • Blue Hen Corporate Center
    • Saturday, April 27th, from 8am – 2pm
    • Accepting Electronics, Household Hazardous Waste, & Paper Shredding

Disposing of Items That CANNOT Be Placed in the Dumpsters

Please see the following list of resources for disposing of items that cannot be thrown in the dumpsters.


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