Des Moines Residents Have Another SCRUB Day Opportunity


Press Release

Des Moines, Iowa — Friday, June 17, 2022 —If you've got appliances, furniture or any number of things to get rid of, you're in luck. Saturday, June 18 is another SCRUB day for the City of Des Moines.

Residents can bring their bulk items, tires, appliances, building materials and furniture to be disposed of for free to the MWA Transfer Station (4198 Delaware Ave) from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Yard waste can be brought to the MWA Compost Center (1601 Harriett St.) from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. as well.

"This is a great opportunity for Des Moines residents to get rid of things from their houses or yards completely free," Public Works Director Jonathan Gano said. "It's one of those times to knock some items off your house maintenance to-do list without having to pay landfill fees."

Des Moines residency will be verified by ID or Utility bills.

Further guidelines and acceptable items are available at

Al Setka
Chief Communications Officer, City Manager’s Office
(515) 283-4057

About the City of Des Moines
The City of Des Moines is Iowa’s capital city and our 17 departments serve more than 214,000 residents and 52 neighborhood associations. Des Moines is a leader in sustainability and provides its residents with vibrant neighborhoods, an alive and active downtown, and abundant leisure opportunities.

Des Moines continuously improves neighborhoods, public safety and quality of life by offering exceptional city services and reliable infrastructure while fostering an involved and compassionate community for all who visit and live in Des Moines.

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