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

News - 2017

Watch Out for the HAZARDS of Spring Cleaning

posted 2/22/2017
Des Moines Metro residents have two free, convenient and safe disposal options for household hazardous materials. The Northwest Drop-Off in Grimes and the Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Bondurant. ... more

YOUR Top Five: Home + Garden Show FAQ

posted 2/15/2017
MWA provided answers for questions posed by Home + Garden Show attendees regarding recycling, residential hazardous waste, yard waste and much more. ... more

ATTENTION EDUCATORS! Reserve Our Environmental Learning Center today!

posted 2/8/2017
Are you a teacher who wants to take their environmental education lessons to the next level? Check out Metro Waste Authority's Environmental Learning Center! ... more

Four "Non-Basic" Items to Keep OUT of Your Recycling Cart

posted 2/1/2017
Recycle only basic materials and keep the rest out. Here are four non-basic items to keep OUT of your recycling cart. ... more

Achieve Top-Notch Landscaping with Turf Gold Compost

posted 1/25/2017
The best way to achieve healthy and beautiful outdoor projects this spring is with Turf Gold Compost. This all-natural soil amendment is made right here in the Metro area with your yard waste! ... more