Household Hazardous Waste

Stuck With Leftover Paint? Easy Tips to Solve Your Dilemma

posted 6/21/2017
Whether you accumulated it over time, or inherited it when you moved to a new home - you are stuck with a bunch of leftover paint and need to get rid of it. Let these handy tips help. ... more

Watch Out for the HAZARDS of Spring Cleaning

posted 2/22/2017
Des Moines Metro residents have two free, convenient and safe disposal options for household hazardous materials. The Northwest Drop-Off in Grimes and the Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Bondurant. ... more

Bring Recycling & Hazardous Materials to Northwest Drop-Off

posted 10/5/2016
Residents can get rid of household hazardous waste and now recyclables at the Northwest Drop-Off in Grimes, open the second Saturday of the month from March-Dec. ... more

Don't Dump It, Drop It Off

posted 7/27/2016
Cleaning out a garage, basement or other corner of the home that stores household hazardous materials? Before you start dumping and tossing hazardous materials, check out our convenient and safe drop-off options offered free of charge. ... more

Local Options to Recycle of One-Pound Propane Cylinders

posted 7/6/2016
Metro Waste Authority offers a recycling option for single-use one-pound propane cylinders. The Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Bondurant and the Northwest Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Grimes accept the bottles for a $1 each. ... more