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DSM Metro: Last weekend for free Household Hazardous Waste drop-off

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Bud, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. Bud Loves Bacon Website Team Board of Directors Leadership Team GIRS Member

    West Des Moines, IA
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    In case anyone is like me and has been hoarding a stack of old T5HO fluorescent lamps that they can't bring themselves to put in the trash can, you can drop those off for free in Grimes on the second Saturday of the month from 8am-noon March-December.

    So this weekend is the last one until springtime!!

    Link to the Metro Northwest Transfer Station:
    Metro Northwest Transfer Station - Metro Waste Authority: Providing Safe, Smart Answers for Waste Disposal & Recycling in the Greater Des Moines Area

    Snippet from the City of WDM website:

    Accepted Items
    Bring up to 75 pounds of common household hazardous materials free of charge, including motor oil and filters, antifreeze, fertilizers, batteries, hazardous cleaners, fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), rust removers, oil and lead based paints and more. In addition, latex paint is accepted for a fee of $1 per gallon or $5 per five gallons.

    For a complete list of accepted and non-accepted materials go to www.WhereItShouldGo.com.

    Directions to West-Side Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Site:
    Take exit 127 off of I80/35 to Hwy. 141
    Go 1/2 mile to SE 37th St., take a left
    Go 1/2 mile SE Beisser Dr, take a left
    Go .3 miles to 4105 SE Beisser Dr., Grimes, IA

    It's basically just west of Toyota of Des Moines right off 35/80 & 141

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