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The Kent County Department of Public Works is pleased to announce it has issued a Request For Information (RFI) for potential future tenants and complementary technologies for the Sustainable Business Park planned on 200 acres adjacent to the South Kent Landfill in...
All Kent County DPW facilities and programs are operating normally today. Wishing you a Happy Presidents' Day!
The Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) began discussions with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) in November regarding tannery waste disposed at the North Kent (Ten Mile) Landfill in the 1980’s. Disposal of tannery waste at the...
Kent County DPW disposal and recycling facilities are OPEN on Monday, January 15. Kent County Administration is closed for the holiday.
After a very busy 3 weeks at the Kent County Recycling Center, we're happy to announce that we will reopen Monday AND you can now recycle cartons! If you've been storing your recycling until we reopen, please put it out for collection on your next scheduled collection...
All I want for Christmas is to recycle my cartons, to recycle my cartons, to recycle my cartons.... Kent County DPW is excited to announce that we'll be able to recycle cartons in time for your Christmas and New Year's feasts! Milk cartons, juice boxes, soup boxes,...
Facts About Kent County Department of Public Works
The Waste to Energy Facility generates enough energy to continually power all the households in City of Walker.
DPW facilities recycle over 4,000 tons of steel every year, nearly enough to build the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
The SafeChem program safely disposed of 152,800 pounds of chemicals from homes.
The methane captured at South Kent Landfill generates enough energy to power nearly 2,500 households.