Recycling Drop-Offs

Recycling Drop-Off

Except where noted, of community drop-off locations accept the same mixed recyclables as are found in the Curb It! Guidelines.

Recycling drop-offs are located at the majority of Metro Waste Authority facilities. Accepted items are linked.

Community Locations Metro Waste Authority Location

Elkhart

Elkhart City Garage
Open 24 Hours/7 Days a Week | Map
Corner of Elm St. & Railroad Ave.
Elkhart, Iowa 50073
Phone: 515.244.0021

Bondurant

Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off                    
Phone/Hours | Rates | Map
Closed on major holidays, see Calendar
1105 Prairie Drive SW
Bondurant, IA 50035      

Accepted Items & Fees

Des Moines

International Paper | Map
Open 24 Hours/7 Days a Week
2800 Dixon St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50316
Phone: 515.244.0021

Metro Recycling Center
The Metro Recycling Center
located at 1817 Euclid is permanently closed

Grimes

Metro Northwest Transfer Station  | Map
Open M-F from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open second Saturday of the month; March-December
8 a.m. to Noon 
4105 Beisser Dr.
Grimes, IA 50111
Phone: 515.244-0021

Accepted Items

Mitchellville

Open 24 Hours/7 Days a Week | Map
101 Center Avenue S.
Mitchellville, Iowa 50169
Phone: 515.244.0021

Mitchellville

Metro Park East Landfill
Phone/Hours | Rates | Map
Closed on major holidays, see Calendar
12181 University Avenue NE
Mitchellville, Iowa 50169

Accepted Items & Fees   

Polk City 

Polk City Maintenance Building
Daily: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Map
301 E. Northside Drive
Polk City, Iowa 50226
Phone: 515.244.0021

Perry

Metro Park West Landfill
Phone/Hours | Rates | Map
Closed on major holidays, see Calendar
2499 - 337th Street
Perry, Iowa 50220

Accepted Items & Fees