Building materials for reuse, recycling and disposal may include shingles, carpet, cabinets, sinks, toilets, light fixtures, counter tops, hinges, handles, interior doors, windows, reusable quantities of latex paint, storm windows, insulation, construction debris, drywall, fiberboard, masonite, vinyl siding, bricks, garage doors, floor/flooring materials including carpeting, plywood, roof materials, and miscellaneous hardware/tools.

Building and household materials that cannot be recycled or reused should go directly into your trash.  This includes furnace filters, items not accepted by the businesses below, etc.

Armstrong Recycling Program

Offers an Armstrong Recycling Program: “On & On” for ceiling, wall, and flooring materials. Accepts large quantities of mineral fiber ceilings tiles, fiberglass panels (accepted on a case-by-case basis), vinyl or scrim-faced mineral fiber panels (accepted on a case-by-case basis), vinyl flooring, both LVT and VCT flooring tiles, and bio-flooring.

Click here for the ceiling recycling program details.

Click here for the flooring recycling program details.

Dynamic Crushing
740 Ann St
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Accepts bricks, asphalt and concrete.

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Full Circle Recycle: Recycling Aggregates
3233 Broadmoor Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

740 Ann St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Accepts concrete, asphalt, clay (pottery), quartz, ceramic and porcelain items, stone and gravel. (NO METAL, RUBBER, OR PLASTIC)

If you are bringing a toilet or sink, IT MUST BE clean and have all metal, plastic, and rubber interior and exterior components removed (plastic toilet seat/handle, metal drains/handles, rubber ball, gaskets, etc.) or it will not be accepted.


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H. Eikenhout & Sons Inc.
308 Wealthy St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49501

Accepts vinyl materials.

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Habitat for Humanity

Accepts new and gently used building materials and home improvement products for resale at discounted prices, including lumber, trim, stain/paint, windows, doors, working appliances, furniture, flooring, etc.  Accepts vehicles for donation.

Multiple locations.

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Home Repair Services
1100 South Division
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Accepts new or used cabinets.  Accepts the following only if they are new: sinks, faucets, light fixtures, bath hardware, cabinet hardware and trim.

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Nationwide Foam Recycling
703 Waverly St.
Framingham, MA 1702

Provide recycling service quotes (including equipment, logistics, transportation and recycling) for:

  • Foam insulation board
    • EPS (white foam), XPS (blue, green, pink foam), Polyiso and composite foam insulation
  • Roofing membrane
    • EPDM rubber membrane, TPO or PVC membrane
  • Roofing ballast material
    • Slate, densdeck

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North Kent Recycling & Waste Center
2908 10 Mile Rd NE
Rockford, MI 49341

Accepts the following items for recycling: residential recycling, appliances, electronics, tires, cardboard, Christmas lights, and propane tanks.  Accepts general refuse for disposal.  Some items may have fees associated with them.

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Accepts scrap metals, wire, radiators, appliances, plastics, office and household electronics, computer components and accessories, satellite (DISH or Direct TV) dishes, and other e-waste.  Please visit the website for a complete list of what is or is not accepted for recycling at each location.

Multiple locations.

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Phoenix Resources
10309 Morse Lake Avenue
Alto, MI 49302

Accepts unpainted gypsum wallboard scrap from new construction. Also accepts any organic material, brush, leaves, food waste and compostable paper. Fees may apply.

Pitsch Companies
675 Richmond
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Accepts and sells most deconstruction and building materials. Accepts yard waste and stumps for a fee.

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South Kent Recycling & Waste Center
10300 South Kent Drive SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

Accepts the following items for recycling: appliances, electronics, tires, cardboard, Christmas lights, and propane tanks.  Accepts general refuse for disposal.  Some items may have fees associated with them.

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