Spring Clean-Up and Tire Drop-Off

2023 Spring Cleanup

Mark your calendar! Metro Waste Authority has identified April 10th and 11th for 2023 Spring Clean-Up in Altoona! Residents should place their Spring Clean-Up items at the curb before 6AM on April 10th

What’s Accepted?
Items that can be set at your curb include:
  • Couch
  • Desk
  • Lamp
  • Toys
  • Mattress
  • Chairs
  • Doors
  • Carpet (must be cut into 4’ long x 18” diameter rolls)
What’s Not Accepted?
Items that should not be set out at your curb for Spring Cleanup include:
  • Appliances
  • Hazardous waste
  • Yard waste
  • Broken glass
  • Tires (can be taken to 406 5th Ave. SW, April 10-11, from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM)

Wondering about an item that’s not listed above? Give Metro Waste Authority a call at 515.244.0021, or visit www.WhereItShouldGo.com/SpringCleanup.

Collection Guidelines
When you’re considering if an item is accepted during Spring Cleanup, ask yourself:

  • Can two people lift it?
  • Is my pile smaller than the bed of a pick-up truck?
If the answers to these two questions are yes, then kick those items to the curb!

2023 Scrap Tire Drop-Off

Tire Disposal

Altoona has partnered with Metro Waste Authority for a tire drop-off event April 10-11, from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. During this event, residents can drop off up to five tires (no rims) at the Altoona Streets Shop (406 5th Ave. SW) free of charge. Tires from tractors and bicycles, or solid tires from lawnmowers or golf carts, are not accepted. Learn more: www.WhereItShouldGo.com/TireDropOff