Thanksgiving Holiday Collection Delay

Garbage, recycling, and yard waste will not be collected on Thursday, Nov. 23rd in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week, with Friday collection occurring on Saturday. Learn more >>

Non-Hazardous Liquids & Semi-Solid Waste

Central Iowa businesses have a local alternative for non-hazardous liquid waste disposal at Metro Park East Landfill, located in eastern Polk County. Permitted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, we can accept Non-Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) liquids and semi-solid waste. 

Acceptance Hours

Liquids and semi-solids are only accepted 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Monday - Friday. You must have prior approval and an appointment due to the off-loading process. Saturdays are by special appointment only. 

Acceptance Criteria

You must complete the waste profile form prior to bringing liquids and semi-solid waste. Below is a list of some common waste streams we accept: 

  • Industrial liquids
  • Municipal waste
  • Rinse water
  • Latex paint/ink
  • Cooling fluids and cutting oils
  • Food production waste
  • Tank bottoms and sludges
  • Drilling waste