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Garbage and Yard Waste Collection Request Form

Missed Collection? - Please assure report is made no later than 5 PM the day after collection to avoid collection fees.  

  • Garbage and Yard Waste Fees
  • For more information please contact the Department of Public Works, 24-Hour Customer Service Center at (515) 283-4950.

  • Fees for premium yard waste collection are included as solid waste charges in your monthly Des Moines Water Works bill.
    TypeFees
    Replacement (Garbage / Yard Waste) Cart - 64 Gallon$37.00
    Replacement (Garbage / Yard Waste) Cart - 96 Gallon$40.00
    Extra Garbage Cart - 64 Gallon (Requires 6 Month Commitment)$9.00/Month
    Extra Garbage Cart - 96 Gallon (Requires 6 Month Commitment)$10.00/Month
    Garbage Cart Request (New Construction Only)No Fee
    Premium Yard Waste Program - 64 Gallon (Requires Minimum 12 Month Commitment)$8.34/Month
    Premium Yard Waste Program - 96 Gallon (Requires Minimum 12 Month Commitment)$10.42/Month
    Missed Collection (Reported before 7AM the following day)No Fee
    Missed Collection (Reported after 7AM the following day)$25.00
    Request Handicap/Disabled Non-Curbside Collection Service Appointment for ApplicationNo Additional Fee
    Cart RepairsNo Fee
  • Request Information
  • * Do you wish to be contacted about this request?

  • * Check 'Yes' to request delivery of a new/additional cart or to request collection for missed pickup. Please Note: • Additional garbage carts require a 6 month commitment. A $25 Early Retrieval Fee will bill to your account for cancellation prior to 6 months.• Yard waste carts require a 12 month commitment. A $50 Early Retrieval Fee will bill to your account for cancellation prior to 12 months.• Yard waste cart exchanges within the first 12 months of subscription, will be billed a $50 exchange fee.
    The above-stated fees will be added to the Sanitation collection fees in your Des Moines Water Works bill.

  • General Information