accessKent will be down for maintenance between 2:30 and 3:30pm, Tuesday, April 11th. The outage will be for approximately 30 minutes.
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Department of Public Works

The Education Center Photo Tour

A small prep kitchen is available for groups to host
breakfast or lunch meetings.
The observation deck is adjacent to the Education Center classroom. The Recycling Education Center provides a quiet space for adults and children to learn about the facility in a safe environment.

Contact Us

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1500 Scribner NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(616) 632-7920

(616) 632-7925

Staff

Darwin Baas, Director

Kimberly Williams, Finance Director

Molly Sherwood, Environmental Compliance Manager

Dan Rose, Solid Waste Operations Manager

Nic VanderVinne, Resource Recovery & Recycling Manager

Paul Smith, Waste-to-Energy Operations Manager

Kristen Wieland, Marketing & Communications Manager

Alisha Barber, Office Administrator

Employee Recognition

Nominate a Kent County Employee for Quality Service!