Metro Park East Landfill


12181 University Avenue NE
Mitchellville, Iowa 50169
Phone 515.967.2076   Fax: 515.967.7965
Directions Located 10 miles east of the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Highway 163 (NE University Avenue) or five miles east of S.E. Polk High School.


Monday to Friday

6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m


November 1
 to March 31
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

April 1 to October 31
7 a.m. to 2 p.m.



Holiday Hours

Closed on major holidays. 
View Holiday Hours & Closings.

All customers must be off the premises of MPE no more than 30 minutes after closing time or are subject to a charge of $35 per every 15 minute increment for the first 60 minutes past this time; and $225 per 15 minute increments after that.

Rates & Acceptance Guidelines Visit our Rates & Payment page.
First time visiting? Visit our When You Arrive to get you to the right drop-off area.