Collection Schedule

Please set items curbside before 7 a.m. the day of collection or the night before to ensure pick up. Recycling is collected every week on your normal collection day.

Garbage and Recycling Collection Information

Use the collection map below to find out when your garbage and recycling is collected according to where you live in Waukee. If you have issues determining your day, please call 515-978-5502.

View Collection Map (PDF)

Yard Waste is collected citywide every Monday from April through November.


Garbage collection is one day late after the following holidays, unless the holiday lands on a weekend:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day