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The Cost of Recycling

The Cost of Recycling

October 5, 2018 Dear Resident, You may receive a notice from your recycling service provider explaining that the cost for your curbside recycling service will be increasing. The Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) has operated the Kent County Recycling &...

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ArtPrize Decon+Reuse Award

ArtPrize Decon+Reuse Award

Abiding in the Shadow, on display at Amway Grand Plaza for the duration of ArtPrize Kent County DPW hosted the national Building Materials Reuse Association conference, September 19-21, 2018, and since it was the kickoff week for ArtPrize, we put together a cool map...

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Summer’s Here: Safe Propane Tank Disposal

Summer’s Here: Safe Propane Tank Disposal

Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) is reminding people that propane tanks should not be placed in trash or recycling carts once empty. The arrival of summer marks the start of grilling and camping season when people will be using small, portable propane...

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Don’t Be Too Cool for School

Don’t Be Too Cool for School

Schools out! Extra time at home = more opportunity to get into things! If you have little kids or big kids at home this summer, now is a good time to make sure your home is kid friendly and safe. Here’s the run down of Healthy Home Safety Tips! Tip #1: Accidents...

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Imagine Craft Days @ the Recycling Center!

Imagine Craft Days @ the Recycling Center!

What time is it? SUMMER TIME! School's out and you may be looking for some fun activities to do with your kids. Come to our IMAGINE CRAFT Days at the Recycling and Education Center every Monday afternoon during the summer! The fun doesn't end there, though. We host...

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Kent County Schools Go Green for Earth Day!

Kent County Schools Go Green for Earth Day!

Twenty-eight schools across Kent County have been awarded with Michigan Green School certification in anticipation of Earth Day, celebrated April 22nd each year. The schools participated in activities to learn about environmental topics, act on what they learned by...

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