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Wyoming SafeChem Center Closed July 11 for Maintenance

Please note that the Wyoming SafeChem Center for household hazardous waste will be closed on Thursday July 11 to install a new chemical storage building.We apologize for the inconvenience but encourage you to use one of the other centers that week.

5 Common Myths About Recycling in Kent County

In recent months, you’ve likely heard conflicting news reports and uncertainty about the future of recycling. While the state of recycling is changing around the world, we wanted to make sure you had accurate and up-to-date information about recycling efforts in Kent...

Kent County urges U.S. Senate to support recycling

On Monday, May 13, Kent County Department of Public Works Director Dar Baas traveled to Washington DC to speak to the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Staff about the current crisis impacting recycling markets. Director Baas provided information on...

Kentwood Recycling Drop-Off Station to close June 30

The Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced the Kentwood recycling drop-off station located at the Kentwood Public Works Facility will close June 30. “With improved access to curbside recycling in southern Kent County over the past decade and...

Electronics Recycling to Celebrate Earth Week

Electronic devices, like TVs, computers, cell phones and microwaves are made of plastic casings, metal, plastic or glass screens and a variety of metals in the wiring and circuit boards. Some of these can be recycled and some need special handling, making recycling...

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