West Des Moines' scrap metal drop-off

West Des Moines Scrap Appliance and Metal Drop-off Event

West Des Moines residents may bring scrap appliances and metal to the West Des Moines Public Services facility, 560 S. 16th Street, on Saturday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 12:00 (noon).

Some of the items that will be accepted free of charge include general scrap metal and the following:

Air conditioners, furnaces, washers, dryers, microwaves, dishwashers, water heaters, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, fax machines, copiers, computer servers, computer towers, printers, video gaming systems, VCRs, DVD players, lead acid batteries, cell phones, exercise equipment, metal cabinets, metal chairs/lawn furniture, sinks, metal bed frames, riding and walk behind lawnmowers, snow blowers, bikes and tricycles, cameras, pots, pans, blenders, mixers, toasters, vacuums, weed eaters, speakers, stereo systems and fans.

Televisions and computer monitors will be accepted for a fee:

TVs and computer monitors: $15/each

Console TVs or big screen TVs: $30/each

For those who have city provided solid waste pickup, TVs and monitors can be put out for curbside collection by attaching the appropriate $5.00 large item sticker(s).

Items that will NOT be accepted include: Anything with food in it, chemicals, garbage, light bulbs, paint, plastics and wood.

West Des Moines will provide personnel to assist residents with unloading items. The paper shredding truck will not be available at this event.

If you have questions, call the Public Services Department at 222-3480.

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