Building Something Sustainable

Kent County Sustainable Business Park

Michigan’s Kent County sustainable business park is an example of how communities can implement a circular economy model to help better manage waste.

In the April issue of Waste Today, Steve Faber (Byrum & Fisk West Michigan Team Leader) and Ashlea Smith (GBB Marketing Manager) discuss how the County is working to make this ambitious project reality. The park’s estimated economic impact is $130 million, with the potential to bring 150 jobs to the area, along with significant expected environmental benefits, as the park could help divert 90% of the community’s waste stream, extend the life of its landfill and move the community towards a more sustainable way of waste management for generations to come.

Read the article on Waste Today’s website: Building Something Sustainable