Take advantage of free programs and resources to understand what happens to your waste.
Tour the Recycling & Education Center, South Kent Landfill, or the Waste-to-Energy Facility. Bus grants available this year.
Various presentations are available free of charge for school classrooms or assemblies.
Borrow a pre-made lesson kit to bring environmental learning into your classroom.
The benefits of composting range from saving money on your trash bill to creating useful natural fertilizer for your plants.
Join schools around the state to become designated as a Michigan Green School, an opportunity to recognize a school’s efforts and bring more awareness to students.
Kent County Department of Public Works offers a bus grant program to local schools that might not otherwise be able to visit.
Use these free lesson plans and other resources to learn even more about recycling and waste!
Additional information about Kent County Department of Public Works can be found here.