Greenstar Recycling – Des Moines, IA


Greenstar- Des Moines is the largest recycling facility in Iowa and offers both residential and commercial single stream processing capabilities.  The Des Moines operation includes a multi-material recycling plant, glass processing facility, equipment development and manufacturing shop, as well as secure multi-media destruction services. The facility provides services to customers throughout Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri.

Greenstar-Des Moines is the largest deposit container processor in Iowa, and is also the materials processor for the Des Moines Curb It! recycling program, which helps 120,000 households recycle over 18,000 tons of materials each year.

In addition to the single stream recycling facility in Des Moines, Greenstar also offers the following services in the locations below:

  • Sioux City, Iowa - Granulate plastic
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota - Baling aluminum and plastic
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Baling aluminum and plastic; granulate plastic


Greenstar - Des Moines

2742 East Market Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

Phone: (515) 265-1208
Fax: (515) 262-2209

Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Contact: General Manager, Kelley McReynolds