Garbage, recycling and yard waste collection WILL NOT be delayed for the President's Day holiday. MWA facilities open regular hours.

Metro Park East Landfill


12181 University Avenue NE
Mitchellville, Iowa 50169
Phone 515.967.2076             Fax: 515.967.7965


Located 10 miles east of the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Highway 163 (NE University Avenue) or five miles east of S.E. Polk High School.


Monday to Friday

6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m


November to March
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

April to October
7 a.m. to 2 p.m.



Holiday Hours

Closed on major holidays. 
View Holiday Hours & Closings.

All customers must be off premises 30 minutes after closing time. If not, they will be subject to a $35 charge.

Rates & Acceptance Guidelines Visit our Rates & Payment page.
First time visiting? Visit our When You Arrive to get you to the right drop-off area.