Glass Bottles & Jars

Accepted at Kent County Recycling & Education Center   CLEAN & EMPTY Clear and colored food or beverage glass Glass bottles Glass jars WE DO NOT ACCEPT: TANGLERS–holiday string lights HAZARDOUS–light bulbs Mirrors, window panes, auto glass,...

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Lead Paint Chips

Lead paint chips will not leach out of a landfill so landfilling of home-owner-generated lead paint chips is appropriate. If the paint chips are from your home, if you removed them yourself and if you live OUTSIDE the city limits of Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids,...

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Helium Tanks

Helium tanks, similar to propane tanks, are pressurized and most waste haulers will not accept them in residential trash. Compressed gas tanks can be dropped off at the following locations for safe disposal. A fee is charged for this service. North Kent Recycling...

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Paper Cups

 Any hot or cold paper cup is now accepted for recycling in your curbside bin! Media Resources | Press Release An estimated 643,000 tons of paper beverage cups are used annually in the U.S. and Canada, and far too many of them end up in landfills. Accepting paper...

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