Curbside collection is NOT delayed due to Presidents Day, Monday, February 18. All MWA facilities are open regular business hours.


Metro Waste Authority makes high-quality Grow Gold Compost® from yard waste in Central Iowa.

You can purchase compost in bulk or in bags at one of our locations, or from a local retailer. 

For locations, prices, and methods of purchasing, visit our "Purchasing" page. 

For benefits of compost, information about our composting process, results of our quality testing, or tips for use and application, visit our "Product Information" page.