15 Mar 2016

Mark Your Calendar, May 5th and 6this Spring Cleanup

Is that ugly, worn-out couch from the ‘90s still taking up space in your basement? If you haven’t made that trip to the landfill, or if you keep forgetting to buy a Large Item sticker at the grocery store, then you’re in luck! Spring Cleanup is right around the corner, on May 5th and 6th.

Follow these simple guidelines to ensure everything is collected from your curb:

  • Make sure things you wish to dispose of are to the curb by 7 a.m. on collection day.
  • Contained all small items in a bag or box.
  • Know what is and is NOT accepted:

The following are examples of items NOT accepted:

  • Appliances
  • Vehicles or major auto parts
  • Building materials
  • Concrete (any size)
  • Hazardous Waste

What to do with items NOT accepted?

Appliances – Purchase Large Item Stickers from participating stores or City Hall and schedule a curbside pick-up with your hauler ASI- 515-964-5229.            

Hazardous Waste – Visit the Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Bondurant or Northwest Drop-Off in Grimes. For more information about either option, visit www.WhereItShouldGo.com/dropoffevents.

For additional information about how to properly dispose of items, visit www.WhereItShouldGo.com, and search the Recycling and Disposal Guide