Garbage & Recycling
Curbside Placement of Collection Cart
Please place City of Des Moines collection cart at your curb side no later than 7:00 AM on the scheduled collection day and no earlier than 5:00 PM the day before your scheduled collection.
Residents are responsible to move vehicles off snow routes and neighborhood streets when the snow ordinance is in effect. Subscribe to receive snow ordinance notifications.
The Department of Public Works maintains the City's sanitary and storm sewers, plans for future sewer needs, and manages the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority.