Why is contamination bad for recycling?

Amanda, our shared Zero-Waste intern with West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC), shares her experience with the City of Grand Rapids’ Feet on the Street Campaign and how contamination affects the rest of the recycling process, including the sorting,...

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BPW November meeting notice

BPW November meeting notice

Kent County Board of Public Works Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2020 @ 8:30am Notice regarding electronic participation: Pursuant to mcl 15.263a(1)(a), the Board of Public Works will conduct its meeting via electronic communications to protect the public...

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Celebrate Earth Day All Month Long!

Celebrate Earth Day All Month Long!

Happy April folks! We know many of you have been impacted by the temporary closure of the Kent County Recycling Center and Recycling Drop-Off Stations due to COVID-19 precautions but hang in there! Throughout the month of April (and beyond!), we will be sharing ways...

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