Des Moines SCRUB Events

For Des Moines Residents Only

Residents must show proof of residency

Des Moines Public Works schedules and coordinates these events for its residents. Please call 515.283.4950 or visit City of Des Moines website for complete details. These events allow for residents to dispose of:

  • Large items
  • Yard waste
  • Household hazardous products

Held at MWA Locations

Two of the drop-off locations are Metro Waste Authority's Metro Central Transfer Station and Metro Compost Center. These locations are only open to the residents on SCRUB days and are not open to the public during regular hours. All questions regarding the events are directed to the City of Des Moines at 515.283.4950.