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    ​Mission Statement

    The Recycling and Refuse service group is committed to making the City of Grand Rapids one of cleanest and most sustainable cities in the United States. We aim to leverage the latest innovation in waste material management and single stream recycling to reduce the environmental and financial impact of waste in the Grand Rapids region. We recognize our responsiblity and partnership with the people of Grand Rapids and Kent County to make the world cle​an, healthy, and sustainable.



    Click here to sign up for refuse, recycle or

    yard waste cart service.


    What we are working on:

    1. Diverting 30% of the Waste Stream to Recycling by June 30th 2015.
    2. Optimize refuse and recycle routes to reduce miles traveled by 5% by June 30th 2015.
    3. Mobile phone reporting of illegal waste dumps. (Watch for us on GR311 mobile app ​)​

    Recycling Schedule            Refuse Pick Up Days         Hazardous Material Disposal        Yard Waste Drop Off