No curbside collection on Thanksgiving, Nov. 23. Collection is delayed one day for the remainder of the week with Friday collection on Saturday. 
For MWA facility holiday hours, click here.

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