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

Household Hazardous Waste

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

Bring Recycling & Hazardous Materials to Northwest Drop-Off

posted 10/5/2016
Residents can get rid of household hazardous waste and now recyclables at the Northwest Drop-Off in Grimes, open the second Saturday of the month from March-Dec. ... more

Don't Dump It, Drop It Off

posted 7/27/2016
Cleaning out a garage, basement or other corner of the home that stores household hazardous materials? Before you start dumping and tossing hazardous materials, check out our convenient and safe drop-off options offered free of charge. ... more

Local Options to Recycle of One-Pound Propane Cylinders

posted 7/6/2016
Metro Waste Authority offers a recycling option for single-use one-pound propane cylinders. The Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Bondurant and the Northwest Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Grimes accept the bottles for a $1 each. ... more

New Location to Get Rid of Household Hazardous Waste

posted 2/3/2016

A new Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off is opening on the northwest side of the Des Moines Metro. The Northwest Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off is open to residents the second Saturday of the month from 8-Noon, March thru December.

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