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!

DPW Facility Labor Day Hours

August 26, 2019

In celebration of the hard working people in America, Kent County DPW facilities and services will be closed on September 2. We will reopen for business on Tuesday, September 3.

On Saturday, September 7, the Recycling Center will be open 7:30am-noon and the Waste to Energy Facility will be open 6am-4pm for commercial haulers.

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Beyond the Bin: What is composting? WOODTV 8

Beyond the Bin: What is composting? WOODTV 8

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Did you know that you are asked to not throw away your old fruit and vegetable scraps or egg shells or coffee grounds? You’re actually encouraged to use them in composting. But what is composting? “It’s nature’s way of recycling or...

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