Facilities include the Recycling & Education Center, Waste-to-Energy Facility, North Kent Recycling & Waste Center and South Kent Recycling & Waste Center.
DPW is an enterprise fund of Kent County established by the Board of Commissioners to provide solid waste management services to Kent County.
Residents can bring recyclable materials to a drop-off station for free, or they can participate in recycling by hiring a waste hauler to provide a curbside container for recycling.
Serves as the primary materials recovery facility for residential recyclables generated in homes throughout West Michigan.
Receives solid waste from waste haulers and individuals and transports it a landfill.
Receives municipal solid waste from waste haulers and individuals and incinerator ash from the WTE Facility.
The WTE facility incinerates non-hazardous solid wastes from municipal and commercial operations, generating up to 16 megawatts of electricity.
Closed landfills which Kent County oversees through monitoring and post-closure management in accordance with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and/or United States Environmental Protection Agency.