Recycling, yard waste, and garbage will not be collected on Monday, May 25, in recognition of Memorial Day. Regular collection is delayed one day for the remainder of the week, with Friday collection occurring on Saturday. 

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

Altoona
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Ankeny
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Bondurant

June 27


 

Clive
TBD

Dallas Center/DeSoto May 16
Des Moines See Calendar SCRUB Events View DSM Calendar for locations
Elkhart
TBD
Grimes
TBD
Johnston
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Mitchellville
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Norwalk May 4  Spring Cleanup
Pleasant Hill
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Polk City
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Prairie City
TBD

Runnells
TBD
Spring Cleanup
Urbandale
TBD
Spring Cleanup
West Des Moines

July 20 - 24

Spring Cleanup
Windsor Heights

June 6

Spring Cleanup

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
TBD
1220 NW Prairie Ridge Dr. 
Bondurant           

June 27   

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

June 13

150 W. Elm
Johnston

June 4 - 6

6400 NW Beaver Dr.
Mitchellville June 6 Public Works Shop - 201 Cotton Ave NW
Norwalk
TBD
2626 North Ave.
Pleasant Hill
TBD
5151 Maple Dr. 
Polk City
TBD
301 E. Northside Dr.
Prairie City April 7 - 9 203 West Second St., HWY 117
Runnells
TBD
Park Street
Urbandale

August 3 - 8

9401 Hickman Rd.
West Des Moines
TBD
560 S. 16th St.