Spring Clean-Up Week
For hazardous waste disposal year-round, please visit the Metro Waste Authority Northwest Drop-Off Center in Grimes open the second Saturday of each month during warm months. View for details and a list of accepted items.
Annual Citywide Garage Sale: Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019
The 2018 Citywide Garage Sale will be held Saturday, Apr. 27. This is not a City of Waukee-sponsored event. It is a designated day for residents to join many others in hosting garage sales at their Waukee homes.
Spring Clean-Up Week: April 29-May 3, 2019
Spring Clean-Up Week is held every late April/early May for City of Waukee/ASI garbage customers. Curbside pick-up will be held on City garbage/recycling customers' typical Monday-Friday collection days. This is a great opportunity to get rid of bulky waste like furniture, electronics and other large items up to five feet in length. Please place items on the curb before 7 a.m. on your designated collection day. Curbside pick-up does not apply to those living in neighborhood associations and apartment complexes WITH PRIVATE TRASH COLLECTION.
The following items will not be accepted at the curb:
- Appliances (see Appliance collection information below)
- Broken-up concrete/asphalt or demolition materials
- Hazardous materials (see Household Hazardous Waste Collection information below)
- Loose shingles and lumber
- Anything longer than five feet
- Propane tanks
- Tires (See Tire Collection information below)
- Yard Waste (Collected on Mondays April-November)
View a complete list (PDF) of accepted and unacceptable items. For any items not accepted through the curbside pick-up, drop-off stations will be open Saturday, Apr. 29, 2019 - see below.
Hazardous Waste, Appliance and Tire Drop-Off Day - Saturday, May 4
Household Hazardous Waste: If you have items such as acid, rechargeable batteries, oil, antifreeze, lawn fertilizer, pesticides, pool chemicals, oil-based paints or aerosols, dispose of them for FREE at the Vince Meyer Learning Center parking lot at 445 5th Street on Saturday, May 4, 2019 between 8 a.m. and noon. latex paint will not be accepted, however, latex paint can be taken to a drop-off site in Grimes. Note - Sharps must be contained in detergent bottles or sharps containers (not milk jugs or soda pop bottles). Lids to sharps containers must be taped. To safely dispose of medications, access the Drug Drop-Box located at the Waukee Police Department Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To donate the medication for use by Iowans in need of assistance, call the Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation at 1-866-282-5817.
Appliances and Tires: Appliance and tire disposal will be offered for FREE* at the former Waukee Public Works Building at 1205 6th Street Saturday, May 4, 2019 between 8 a.m. and noon. Appliances must be cleared of food, household hazardous waste and garbage prior to drop-off. Up to five car tires may be dropped of free of charge. *The drop-off fee for each additional car tire will cost $1, and semi-truck and tractor tire drop-offs will cost $5 a piece. Rims will not be accepted.
Optional Electronics Recycling: Electronics are accepted in the weekly garbage collections. However, if you wish to take a green route and recycle these items, please bring those to the former Waukee Public Works Building at 1205 6th Street Saturday, May 4, 2019 between 8 a.m. and noon as well. Most items will be accepted for free, however, regular-sized TVs and computer monitors have a $15 fee per item; console and big screen TV recycling costs $30 per item. Goodwill will also accept working computers and accessories at several locations. We recommend calling first to make sure your location will accept electronics donations.
For any garbage, recycling or yard waste questions, please call ASI at 515-964-5229.
View a complete list of items accepted at the above drop-off sites (PDF).
|Examples of Items NOT ACCEPTED at Hazardous Waste Collection site:|
|Ammunition & Explosives||Joint Compound|
|Appliances (see below)||Latex Paint|
|Computers & Electronics (see below)||Propane Tanks|
|Dry Cement Mix||Radioactive Materials|
|Fire Extinguishers||Tires (see below)|
|*To safely dispose of medications, access the drug "take-back" drop box located at the Waukee Police Department.|