Garbage & Yard Waste
Garbage Collection
Garbage Collection

The function of the Sanitation Collections Division of Public Works is the collection and disposal of garbage and yard debris through weekly curbside collection. 

 

Hours of Operation & Contact Information
  • For your convenience the Department of Public Works Customer Service Center is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week, and can be reached at (515) 283-4950. 
  • We are located at:  216 SE 5th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Our sanitation crew shifts run from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. 
  • Please see the holiday schedule for garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection, which may differ from holiday closing for all City offices.  

  

Holiday Collection

Please see the holiday schedule for garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection, which may differ from holiday closing for all City offices.