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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Resource Recovery Facility

Permits for reuse and recycling facilities that recover energy, thermal energy/heat, or materials in the process

Operations handling solid waste for recycling or energy recovery need a Resource Recovery Facility Permit. Operations handling segregated materials require a Beneficial Use Determination (BUD) – a separate designation.

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Department: DNREC

Division: Waste and Hazardous Substances

Office: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section


Case by case, 10 Year maximum


$7,000 per year

Applicable Rules and Regulations


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This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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