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Meet Our New and (Even More) Qualified Education & Outreach Staff!

The Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) announced enhancements to department educational programs with the hire of Katelyn Nettler as a new resource recovery specialist. Lauren Westerman, also a resource recovery specialist, recently earned her environmental...

Spark Joy by Tidying Up

“Kondo’ing” Your Life? Here’s How to Donate or Recycle Your Old Stuff If you’ve been watching the Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” you’ve probably felt inspired to clean out your closets, determine which items “spark joy” and dispose of everything else....

Kent County offices closing at 2pm Monday, January 28

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, all Kent County administrative staff will be sent home today (Monday, January 28) at 2:00 p.m. This will allow our employees time to return safely to their homes and allow our crews to clear the roads. Certain functions will...

Renovation & Construction Waste Is Mounting!

Renovation, Construction & Demolition Waste Is Filling Landfills Faster Than You Think Thinking about renovating your kitchen? Is it time to replace your old deck? Do you need to replace your roof? As you’re planning your next home improvement project, don’t...

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