Fall Recycling Collection Event

Des Moines residents are invited to drop off items for recycling and reuse at this recycling and collection event November 2, 2019 9am to 3pm at the Des Moines Marina.

Accepted Materials:
  • Electronic/Computer Equipment – no fee
  • TV Sets – no fee
  • Tires – fees apply
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Propane Tanks – fee applies
  • Household Goods & Clothing
  • Porcelain Toilets & Sinks – fee applies
  • Appliances & Scrap Metal – some fees apply
  • Refrigerators & Freezers – fee applies
  • Bulky Wood
  • Mattresses/Box Springs – fee applies
Items Not Accepted:
  • No Styrofoam blocks/packing peanuts
  • No construction/demolition debris
  • No garbage
  • No furniture
  • No plastic bags, toys, hoses, etc.
  • No window glass
  • No motor oil, filters, and antifreeze
  • No paint of any kind
  • No solvents or thinners
  • No pesticides/herbicides
  • No household chemicals
  • No cleaning products
  • No fluorescent lights