Garbage and Yard Waste Collection Request Form

Garbage and Yard Waste Fees

For more information please contact the Department of Public Works, 24-Hour Customer Service Center at (515) 283-4950. Fees for premium yard waste collection are included as solid waste charges in your monthly Des Moines Water Works bill.

Request TypeFees
Replacement (Garbage / Yard Waste) Cart
64 Gallon Cart $37.00
96 Gallon Cart $40.00
Extra Garbage Cart
64 Gallon
(Requires 6 Month Commitment)
96 Gallon
(Requires 6 Month Commitment)
Cart Repairs No Fee
Garbage Cart Request For New Construction No Fee
Premium Yard Waste Program
64 Gallon
(Requires 12 Month Commitment)
96 Gallon
(Requires 12 Month Commitment)
Missed Collection
Reported before 5 p.m. the following day No Fee
Reported after 5 p.m. the following day $25.00
Request Handicap/Disabled
Non-Curbside Collection Service
No Fee

Missed Collection?

Please assure report is made no later than 5 p.m. the day after collection to avoid collection fees.

Garbage/Recycle/Yard Waste put out after 7 a.m. on collection day will be subject to a $25 collection fee.

Request Information
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* Do you wish to be contacted about this request?
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Check 'Yes' to request delivery of a new/additional cart or to request collection for missed pickup. 
Please Note: 
  • Additional garbage carts require a six-month commitment. A $25 Early Retrieval Fee will bill to your account for cancellation prior to six months.
  • Yard waste carts require a 12-month commitment. A $50 Early Retrieval Fee will bill to your account for cancellation prior to 12 months.
  • Yard waste cart exchanges within the first 12 months of subscription, will be billed a $50 exchange fee.
  • The above-stated fees will be added to the Sanitation collection fees in your Des Moines Water Works bill. 
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