Posted on September 30, 2022
Dispose of garbage the 2nd Saturday of the month, March-November, from 8 AM-Noon in Grimes. A truck of trash is just $15, or cars, vans, and small trailers are welcome too – all for a flat fee.
Conveniently located at our Metro Northwest Transfer Station, 4105 SE Beisser Drive in Grimes, just a half-mile west of IA-Hwy 141. Head down Beisser Drive until you come up on our big lighted sign and take a left. Then, hang another quick left through the gate and our staff will guide you the rest of the way!
We will be open the 2nd Saturday of October, from 8 AM-Noon, with the following services available:
Residential Garbage Disposal
For a flat fee per vehicle, items that would usually require a large item or extra trash sticker at the curb can be brought to Grimes instead.
- Car $10
- Van/SUV $15
- Truck $20
- Trailer $30
Unaccepted items include:
- Yard Waste
- Construction & Demolition Materials (ex. plywood, bricks, drywall, concrete, etc.)
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 at this drop-off for free. Please stay in your vehicle to drop off hazardous waste. View accepted household hazardous waste items here.
Cardboard, glass, and mixed recycling containers are available for residents to use for free. View a list of accepted recyclables here.
Compost For Purchase (By the Bag)
A self-serve compost station at this location offers compost for $4/bag (approx. 2 cubic feet). For a larger quantity of compost, check out our other purchase options here.
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 on Facebook!