Curbside collection is NOT delayed due to Presidents Day, Monday, February 19. All MWA facilities are open regular business hours.

Metro Compost Center

About the Facility

Metro Compost Center no longer accepts yard waste for disposal. The facility will remain open to sell Turf Gold to commercial companies, organizations and residents. Commercial and residential customers can dispose of yard waste at Metro Park East and Metro Park West Landfills. 

Address
1601 Harriet St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

Phone
515.244.0021

Fax
515.244.1783

Hours
Metro Compost Center is open to commercial companies, organizations and residents to purchase Grow Gold Compost by appointment. Please call 515.333.4475 to schedule. Cash, credit card and checks are accepted for payment.

Monday to Friday
By appointment. Call 515.333.4475 to schedule.

Weekends
Closed

Holiday Hours
Closed on major holidays. View Holiday Hours & Closings.

Purchasing Compost See Retail & Wholesale pages.

SCRUB Events

This facility hosts Des Moines SCRUB events. Learn more at the City of Des Moines website or call 515.283.4950.