Facilities


Facilities include the Recycling & Education Center, Waste-to-Energy Facility, North Kent Recycling & Waste Center and South Kent Recycling & Waste Center.

Administrative Offices

DPW is an enterprise fund of Kent County established by the Board of Commissioners to provide solid waste management services to Kent County.

Recycling Drop-Off Stations

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.

Recycling & Education Center

Serves as the primary materials recovery facility for residential recyclables generated in homes throughout West Michigan.

North Kent Recycling & Waste Center

Receives solid waste from waste haulers and individuals and transports it a landfill.

South Kent Recycling & Waste Center

Receives municipal solid waste from waste haulers and individuals and incinerator ash from the WTE Facility.

Waste to Energy Facility

The WTE facility incinerates non-hazardous solid wastes from municipal and commercial operations, generating up to 16 megawatts of electricity.

Kentwood, Sparta, North Kent Landfills

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.

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