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Ankeny Spring Cleanup Days

To receive an e-mail reminder for this event, go to How Do I... > Apply For > Email Notification and select Recycling and Cleanup - Ankeny Cleanup Days.  

Held annually in May, the City of Ankeny - in partnership with the Ankeny Rotary Club - provides volunteers to help Ankeny residents dispose of large unwanted items free of charge. 

(Please note that Tree and Branch Recycling Days also take place May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and May 21 from Noon to 4 p.m.; however, this event is held at the City Maintenance Facility, 211 SE Lorenz Drive.)

Residents residing within the corporate limits of Ankeny may participate in this program. Trucks larger than a pickup are prohibited from participating in the disposal of cleanup debris. The following list of materials and debris not accepted at the cleanup site:

ITEMS WE WILL NOT ACCEPT
Antifreeze Oil Asphalt Paint
Tree Stumps Yard Debris Pesticides Freezers/Refrigerators
Dehumidifiers Air Conditioners  Ovens/Stoves Clothes Dryers and Washers
Furnaces Microwave Ovens Batteries Water Heaters
Television Sets Computer Monitors Dishwashers Propane Tanks