Solid waste collection service is available to West Des Moines residents living in single family homes up to and including 4-plex units.
Click on this photo to learn about West Des Moines Annual Spring Clean-Up event!
Metro Waste Authority administers the City’s residential solid waste disposal. MWA’s website is the recommended source of information on the many different aspects of solid waste including:
Garbage Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Yard Waste
Visiting www.whereitshouldgo.com/wdm will take you directly to the waste collection information relating to West Des Moines.
Question! "How Do I Get Rid Of . . . . .(for example, a "vehicle") . . . ?
1. Visit: Metro Waste Authority at: http://whereitshouldgo.com
Here’s a link to the options on how to dispose of a “VEHICLE” for a good cause!
Click on me!
Selecting the following links will provide you with further information on solid waste topics for West Des Moines residents:
Special Solid Waste Events are scheduled throughout the year to assist residents in disposing of appliances, tires, and household items. Please select this link for a list:
|2018 Solid Waste Events|
|Deer are beautiful to watch; unfortunately, they sometimes collide with vehicles on City roadways. To report a deer that needs to be picked up, call the Police Department Animal Control at 222-3364.|
And one more helpful link: Who Do You Contact With A Solid Waste Question?