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Recycling Center Reopens After Equipment Upgrades to Accept Cartons

After a very busy 3 weeks at the Kent County Recycling Center, we're happy to announce that we will reopen Monday AND you can now recycle cartons! If you've been storing your recycling until we reopen, please put it out for collection on your next scheduled collection...

Recycling Center Temporarily Closed for Upgrades

All I want for Christmas is to recycle my cartons, to recycle my cartons, to recycle my cartons....  Kent County DPW is excited to announce that we'll be able to recycle cartons in time for your Christmas and New Year's feasts! Milk cartons, juice boxes, soup boxes,...

SafeChem Winter Hours Begin This Week

New winter SafeChem hours start this week! From November through March location hours are as follows: Kentwood @ 5068 Breton Rd. SE Open Tuesdays 2:30pm - 4:30pm Grand Rapids @ 1500 Scribner Ave NW Open Wednesdays 8:00am - 10:00am Rockford @ 2908 Ten Mile Rd. NE Open...

Imagine Craft Days @ the Recycling Center!

What time is it? SUMMER TIME! School's out and you may be looking for some fun activities to do with your kids. Come to our IMAGINE CRAFT Days at the Recycling and Education Center every Monday afternoon during the summer! The fun doesn't end there, though. We host...

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