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.


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

Spring-Summer (Apr. 1-Oct. 31) 
7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fall-Winter (Nov. 1- Mar. 31) 
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and major holidays. 
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After Business Hours Penalty Fees

All customers must be off the premises of MPE no more than 30 minutes after closing time, or they 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 page to get you to the right drop-off area.