City Cleanup Events

Most communities offer cleanup events to give residents an opportunity to dispose of unwanted items. If you missed Spring Clean-Up for your community, you may need a large item sticker to dispose of your unwanted items at the curb.

2020 Special Collections

City Date Collection Location
Alleman TBD


April 18 (South)
April 25 (North)

Ankeny TBD Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center 
1220 NW Prairie Ridge Dr.

May 16




Dallas Center/DeSoto TBDF
Des Moines See Calendar SCRUB Events View DSM Calendar for locations
Elkhart TBD City Garage
Grimes TBD
Johnston TBD Spring Cleanup Curbside on Regular Trash Day
Mitchellville June 6 Spring Cleanup Curbside
Norwalk May 4  Spring Cleanup Drop-off
Pleasant Hill April 11 Spring Cleanup Curbside
Polk City TBD Curbside
Prairie City TBD

Runnells April 4 Spring Cleanup Curbside
Urbandale TBD Spring Cleanup Curbside on Regular Trash Day
West Des Moines June 1-5 Spring Cleanup Curbside on Regular Trash Day
Windsor Heights

June 6

Spring Cleanup Curbside

2020 Tire Drop-Offs

In collaboration with Metro Waste Authority, many cities offer free Tire Recycling Drop-Off events once a year. 2020 events are available through the links below and listed on the online Calendar
Learn where you can recycle tires year-round.

City Date Location
Altoona April 25 406 5th Ave. SW
Ankeny May 16 & 17 1220 NW Prairie Ridge Dr. 
Bondurant            May 16                   306 First St., NW               
Carlisle April 11 645 Railroad St.
Clive May 23 2123 NW 111th St.
Elkhart TBD 452 NW Elm St.
Grimes May 9 & 16 1700 SE Destination Dr.
Hartford TBD 150 W. Elm
Johnston April 23 - 25 6400 NW Beaver Dr.
Mitchellville June 6 Public Works Shop - 201 Cotton Ave NW
Norwalk May 9 2626 North Ave.
Pleasant Hill April 11 5151 Maple Dr. 
Polk City May 2 301 E. Northside Dr.
Prairie City April 7 - 9 203 West Second St., HWY 117
Runnells TBD Park Street
Urbandale April 27 - May 2 9401 Hickman Rd.
West Des Moines April 11 560 S. 16th St.