NOTICE 4/5/2024 @ 7:30am:  North Kent Waste & Recycling Center is in the final stretch of its expansion construction. Our recycling drop-off stations at this site have been temporarily moved — click here for the details. Stay tuned here on our website or our social media for updates!

Administrative & SafeChem Center

Services Offered

Disposal Fees

Cash, check, or credit card accepted. Additional 3% convenience fee added when using a credit card. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover only.

Waste Disposal Fees (pdf)

Residents utilizing recycling drop-off stations are not charged a service fee.

Kent County Department of Public Works reserves the right to accept or reject any waste at any of our facilities.


1045 Wealthy St. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Mailing Address

Kent County DPW
P.O. Box 2504
Grand Rapids, MI 49501


(616) 632-7920


7:30am – 4:30pm

Electronics Recycling, SafeChem Center, & SafeChem Swap Shop:
Mondays: 1:30-5:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30-11:30am
Thursdays: 1:30-5:30pm
Every 2nd Saturday: 8:30-11:00am

Additional SafeChem / Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off locations and Hours
Holiday Hours