Recycling

What Kind of Recycler are YOU! Take the Quiz

posted 4/26/2017
Ever wonder how your recycling efforts stack up? Take our quiz to find out what kind of recycler you are. ... more

Schedule a Green Talk Today

posted 4/12/2017
Are you trying to get the people around you to recycle the RIGHT items? Schedule an expert to explain the recycling rules! ... more

Community Tire Disposal Events

posted 4/5/2017

Many cities in the Des Moines Metro area offer free tire drop-off events in partnership with Metro Waste Authority.

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A Wind Latch Could Be the Answer to Windy Day Recycling Woes

posted 4/5/2017
Metro Waste Authority is launching a pilot program to equip recycling cart lids with the Toter DuraLatchT to reduce litter on windy recycling days. Residents can fill out a short survey to become eligible for a latch. ... more

Are Plastic Bags Taking Over Your House? Join the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap

posted 3/22/2017
Have we got a deal for YOU! As part of our ongoing Bring Your Own Bag campaign, Metro Waste Authority has launched the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap to communities and residents of the Des Moines Metro. ... more