Accepted at Kent County Recycling & Education Center

CLEAN & EMPTY

  • Creamer cartons
  • Juice boxes
  • Soy milk or almond milk cartons
  • Milk cartons
  • Wine boxes
  • Boxed water
  • Juice cartons
  • Soup and broth boxes
  • Tetra Pak cartons

HOW TO RECYCLE:

  1. Rinse/clean out cartons
  2. Put the cap back on the container
  3. Toss in the recycling bin

 

 

 

 

 

WE DO NOT ACCEPT:

CARTON FACTS:

  • In 2019, Kent County recycled 7 million school milk cartons!
  • Cartons can be recycled into a variety of products including paper towel, office paper, ceiling tile, wallboard, and more.
  • Each ton of paper made from recycled fibers instead of virgin fibers conserves 7,000 gallons of water, 17-31 trees, 4,000 KWh of electricity, 60 pounds of air pollutants.
  • For more information on cartons, visit the Carton Council.
Kent County Recycling & Education Center
977 Wealthy SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616-632-7920

Accepts residential recycling and consumer electronics. Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) monitors & TVs are not accepted at this location.

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North Kent Recycling & Waste Center
2908 10 Mile Rd NE
Rockford, MI 49341
616-632-7920

Accepts the following items for recycling: residential recycling, appliances, electronics, tires, cardboard, Christmas lights, and propane tanks.  Accepts general refuse for disposal.  Some items may have fees associated with them.

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South Kent Recycling & Waste Center
10300 South Kent Drive SW
Byron Center, MI 49315
616-632-7920

Accepts the following items for recycling: appliances, electronics, tires, cardboard, Christmas lights, and propane tanks.  Accepts general refuse for disposal.  Some items may have fees associated with them.

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