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!

Phone books are accepted through curbside recycling and at Kent County’s drop-off recycling stations year-round.

Contact the phone company who provided your phone book and inquire about any recycling programs being offered. Some provide drop-off bins for old phone books at the time of distribution.

Community Resources

Below you will find businesses and community outlets that may accept this item/material.

Cascade Engineering
5175 36th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-975-4800

Accepts electronics, cell phones, ink jet cartridges, office supplies, books, phone books, magazines, eyeglasses, sports equipment, winter clothing for children, and business attire for women.

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PaperGator
616-281-4502

Accepts newsprint, catalogs/magazines, junk mail, phone books, shredded paper, office/school paper, hard and soft cover books.  Please visit the website for a complete list of what is or is not accepted for recycling.

Multiple locations.

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