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Spark Joy by Tidying Up

Spark Joy by Tidying Up

“Kondo’ing” Your Life? Here’s How to Donate or Recycle Your Old Stuff If you’ve been watching the Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” you’ve probably felt inspired to clean out your closets, determine which items “spark joy” and dispose of everything else....

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Renovation & Construction Waste Is Mounting!

Renovation & Construction Waste Is Mounting!

Renovation, Construction & Demolition Waste Is Filling Landfills Faster Than You Think Thinking about renovating your kitchen? Is it time to replace your old deck? Do you need to replace your roof? As you’re planning your next home improvement project, don’t...

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The Cost of Recycling

The Cost of Recycling

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 & Education Center...

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Resolve to recycle more in 2019  

Resolve to recycle more in 2019  

The new year is quickly approaching, which means many people are setting goals to go to the gym more, eat healthier or learn a new skill. One resolution our team at the Kent County Department of Public Works hopes you’ll consider in 2019 is to recycle more and reduce...

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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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