Recycle For Free!

January 15, 2015

Kent County operates three recycling drop-off stations that are open to all residents for no cost. Recycling containers are labeled according to the materials that can be placed into them. To view a list of items accepted for recycling, see our recycling guide tab at the top of the page!

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2022 Waste Disposal and Recycling Rates

The 2022 Rate Schedule was approved by the Board of Public Works at their October board meeting. Rate changes reflect increasing costs, commodity markets and planned facility refurbishments and will take effect January 2, 2022. In brief, the changes are as follows:...

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State director visits site of future Sustainable Business Park

State director visits site of future Sustainable Business Park

$4 million appropriation in the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy budget to support infrastructure improvements GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), Liesl Eichler Clark,...

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Report Highlights Need for Food Waste Processing

Report Highlights Need for Food Waste Processing

Grand Rapids, MI – A new report sponsored by the Kent County Department of Public Works (DPW) details the status of organic waste management in West Michigan and explores future strategies to manage organic materials – the largest single category of material in...

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