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)
$12.35/Month
96 Gallon
(Requires 6 Month Commitment)
$13.45/Month
Cart Repairs No Fee
Garbage Cart Request For New Construction No Fee
Premium Yard Waste Program
64 Gallon
(Requires 12 Month Commitment)
$8.34/Month
96 Gallon
(Requires 12 Month Commitment)
$10.42/Month
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.

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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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