The South Dallas County Landfill is located on the Northwest edge of Adel, 15 minutes west of Des Moines.
* MAKE SURE ALL LOADS ARE SECURED WITH A TARP AND/OR STRAPS *
At the stoplight in Adel (there is only one), continue or go west on Greene Street (Hwy 6) to 18th Street. Turn right (North) on 18th St. and proceed to Main Street (this will be a T - intersection). Turn left (West) and go for a approximately 1.5 blocks until you come to the entrance sign (next to an old brick building). Our signage will direct you to turn right (North) and follow the road approximately 1/2 mile to the scale house where you will receive instructions.
*** PLEASE PARK AND ENTER THE SCALE HOUSE OFFICE IF YOU ARE NEW TO OUR FACILITY OR UNSURE OF WHAT TO DO OR WHERE TO DISGARD YOUR ITEMS. WE WILL BE HAPPY TO DIRECT YOU TO THE CORRECT LOCATION(S) ***
All waste, both commercial and residential, generated from the City of Adel is accepted at the South Dallas County Landfill.
Waste transported by residents of the communities and rural areas of both Polk and Dallas Counties, including, but not limited to, Ankeny, Clive, Johnston, Grimes, Minburn, Perry (when site is closed), Redfield, Urbandale, Waukee, as well as West Des Moines is also accepted.
Construction material from the above areas that is being hauled by residents or by individual contractors is classified as "self-hauled" waste and is allowed to be disposed of at the landfill.
Recycleable materials (metal, appliances, tires, trees and brush) are acceptable from all areas.
*** PLEASE NOTE:Commercial haulers (those that haul waste for a fee) will only be accepted from the City of Adel. Other commercial haulers must take the waste to the appropriate service areas as defined in the comprehensive plan. ***