Des Moines Residents Have Another SCRUB Day Opportunity

Press release

Des Moines, Iowa — Friday, June 17, 2022 —If you have appliances, furniture, or a number of things that you need to get rid of, you’re in luck. Saturday, June 18 is another SCRUB day for the city of Des Moines.

Residents can bring their loose items, tires, appliances, building materials and furniture free of charge to the MWA Transfer Station (4198 Delaware Ave) from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Yard waste can also be brought to the MWA Composting Center (1601 Harriett Street) from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well.

“This is a great opportunity for Des Moines residents to get rid of items from their homes or yards completely free of charge,” Public Works Director Jonathan Gano said. “This is one of those times when you can take things off your home maintenance to-do list without having to pay landfill fees.”

Residency in Des Moines will be verified by ID or utility bills.

Other acceptable guidelines and articles are available at

Al Setka
Chief Communications Officer, City Manager’s Office
(515) 283-4057
[email protected]

About the City of Des Moines
The city of Des Moines is the capital of Iowa and our 17 counties serve more than 214,000 residents and 52 neighborhood associations. Des Moines is a leader in sustainability and offers its residents vibrant neighborhoods, a vibrant and active downtown, and plenty of recreational opportunities.

Des Moines continually improves neighborhoods, public safety and quality of life by providing exceptional municipal services and reliable infrastructure while fostering an engaged and caring community for all who visit and live in Des Moines.

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