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

Closed Landfills Photo Tour

Kentwood Landfill (72 acres) closed in 1977 and was capped in 1995.
Kent County oversees cleanup activities at this site.
North Kent Landfill closed in 1986.
Groundwater, surface water and leachate are still monitored closely.
Sparta Landfill (26 acres) closed in 1977 and was capped in 1995.
Kent County oversees cleanup activities at this site.

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!