Trash and Recycling


The City of Des Moines Public Works Department Solid Waste Division is responsible for collecting and disposing of garbage, recycling and yard waste through weekly curbside collection and community SCRUB events.

Request Garbage or Recycling cart replacements, extra carts or report missed collections, using our online forms:

Solid Waste Division

216 SE 5th St
Des Moines, IA 50309
24/7 Customer Service Line