Recycling

We are All Winners in the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap

posted 5/10/2017
More than 100,000 plastic bags were collected during the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap competition. A big thank you to the 20 communities and their residents who participated in the event. ... more

What Kind of Recycler are YOU! Take the Quiz

posted 4/26/2017
Ever wonder how your recycling efforts stack up? Take our quiz to find out what kind of recycler you are. ... more

Schedule a Green Talk Today

posted 4/12/2017
Are you trying to get the people around you to recycle the RIGHT items? Schedule an expert to explain the recycling rules! ... more

Community Tire Disposal Events

posted 4/5/2017

Many cities in the Des Moines Metro area offer free tire drop-off events in partnership with Metro Waste Authority.

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A Wind Latch Could Be the Answer to Windy Day Recycling Woes

posted 4/5/2017
Metro Waste Authority is launching a pilot program to equip recycling cart lids with the Toter DuraLatchT to reduce litter on windy recycling days. Residents can fill out a short survey to become eligible for a latch. ... more