West Des Moines Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the West Des Moines trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of West Des Moines is in Iowa with Kansas City to the south, Omaha to the west, Des Moines to the east, Urbandale to the north.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

West Des Moines Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.mwatoday.com/collection-drop-off/west-des-moines/

Metro Waste Authority administers the solid waste contracts and services for the City of West Des Moines. 

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Monday, May 29, 2023 (Memorial Day)
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 (Thanksgiving) (Friday collection delayed to Saturday)
  • Monday, December 25, 2023 (Christmas)

West Des Moines Trash Collection Map

West Des Moines Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.mwatoday.com/waste-recycling/garbage/extra-trash-large-items/

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in West Des Moines and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.wdm.iowa.gov/residents/solid-waste-yard-waste-recycling/recycle

*Curb it! recycling occurs every other week on your normal solid waste collection day.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in West Des Moines?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.mwatoday.com/waste-recycling/garbage/extra-trash-large-items/

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: Collection Day

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the West Des Moines Metro Waste Authority?

Phone#: 515-244-0021

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