The City of Windsor Heights contracts with Metro Waste Authority who manages the garbage collection but contracts with Ankeny Sanitation to collect the garbage from the curb. Garbage is collected every week on Friday. All items must be placed in the city approved green bins and placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on your garbage day. One bin is provided for each residence. Additional bins may be requested by contacting ASI. To order an additional bin, please call 515-964-5229 during regular business hours.


515.964.5229, ASI, hauler

  • Friday is Your Collection Day
  • Missed Collection
  • Large Items & Extra Trash is collected on garbage day from the curb with appropriate stickers. (No call ahead needed)
  • Schedule Appliance Pick-Up with hauler and apply appropriate stickers.
  • Set out time & tips: Read Cart Placement guidelines for details.

Start/Stop Service

515.283.8700, Des Moines Water Works


  • Garbage service begins when water service is requested. If it’s a new home, a cart will be delivered shortly after.
  • A cart should come with existing homes, but if not, call City Hall.


  • Garbage service ends when water is canceled.
  • When you move, leave your cart with the house.

General Questions

515.244.0021, Metro Waste Authority

Request an Extra Cart

515.964.5229, ASI, hauler

Cart Inquiries

515.964.5229, ASI, hauler

  • Request a different cart size. Choose between 96- and 48-gallons.
  • Call if the cart is broken or stolen.

Garbage Drop-Off

Residents can also take garbage to Metro Park East Landfill.