Pots, pans and other cookware can be made from metals which can be recyclable. Kent County’s recycling program is not currently designed to accept these types of metals, but scrap metal dealers may be able to recycle your old pots and pans. Check the yellow pages under “scrap metal”, or see other outlets for pots and pans below.
Grand Rapids Iron & Metal1701 Clyde Park SW #15
Wyoming, MI 49509
Accepts automotive batteries and any type of scrap metal.
In The Image1823 S. Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Accepts gently used clothing/linens/baby items, school supplies, housewares, furniture, large appliances, small appliances (microwaves, toasters, toaster oven, blender, coffee pot, mixer, etc), personal care items, kitchen items, TVs (must be 42 inches or smaller, cable ready, and have audio inputs).
Accepts scrap metals, wire, radiators, appliances, plastics, office and household electronics, computer components and accessories, satellite (DISH or Direct TV) dishes, and other e-waste. Please visit the website for a complete list of what is or is not accepted for recycling at each location.