Up-to-Date Information

posted 3/18/2020

As the current public health emergency evolves, the safety of our staff and the public remains our priority. Check back to this page for up-to-date information regarding our facilities and services. 

Check back for the latest updates on Metro Waste Authority facilities, programs, and services.

Effective 3/27/20: Spring Clean-up dates in many communities have been postponed. Please double check the date for your city before placing items at the curb.

Hours for Metro Central and Metro Northwest Transfer Stations changed, effective Monday, March 30..

Effective 03/20/2020: Pick-up of large items/extra trash at the curb may be limited. Please call 515.244.0021 before placing items at the curb.

Effective 03/19/2020: Metro Waste Authority hazardous waste drop-off's in Grimes and Bondurant will be closed to the public until further notice. To continue providing safe, smart disposal for household hazardous waste, we've expanded houseside collection metro-wide.  Learn more

*Residential curbside collection of trash and recycling will continue as scheduled.

Metro Park East Landfill, Mitchellville
Facility OPEN

Monday-Friday: 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday: 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Metro Park West Landfill, Perry
Facility OPEN

Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
First Saturday of the Month: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off, Bondurant
Facility CLOSED

Hazardous waste acceptance: CLOSED
Houseside hazardous waste collection is available
Swap Shop: CLOSED
Recycling drop-off: CLOSED

Metro Northwest Transfer Station, Grimes
Facility OPEN

Monday-Friday: 7:15 AM to 2:45 PM
No public garbage disposal
Hazardous waste acceptance: CLOSED
Recycling drop-off: OPEN (7:15 AM - 5:00 PM)

Metro Central Transfer Station, Des Moines
Facility OPEN

Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
No public garbage disposal