Posted on February 23, 2021
Residents are welcome to visit our Residential Drop-Off in Grimes, the 2nd Saturday of each month . This drop-off is conveniently located at our Metro Northwest Transfer Station at 4105 SE Beisser Drive, just a half-mile west of IA-Hwy 141.
We will be open the 2nd Saturday of March from 8 AM - Noon, with the following services available:
- Residential Garbage Drop-Off
Think of stuff that would usually require a large item or extra trash sticker at the curb, it can be brought to the drop-off instead, for a fee.
- Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off
Common household items like bleach, rechargeable batteries, oil-based paints, lawn chemicals such as fertilizers or weed killer, old motor oil or gasoline, and energy efficient lightbulbs (CFL) are all accepted for free. Please stay in your car to drop-off hazardous waste.
- Free Recycling Drop-Off
Containers for: cardboard only, glass only, and mixed recyclables available. View accepted recyclables.
- Compost for purchase (by the bag)
This self-serve compost station offers compost for $4/bag (approx. 2 cubic feet). If you’re needing
a larger quantity, check-out our other purchase options.
If you have questions about these services, or the items you want to drop-off, give us a call at 515.244.0021 or message us at facebook.com/metrowasteauthority!