Commercial Glass Recycling Comes to Anchorage
February 14, 2020
At Alaska Waste, we’re excited to announce a new recycling option for businesses in Anchorage: Commercial glass recycling!
This service is perfect for bars, restaurants, and other businesses that throw away lots of glass jars and bottles.
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Fairbanks Team Deals with Bone-Chilling Cold
When temperatures plunge far below zero, life gets interesting – and simple activities take on a new level of difficulty.
January 30, 2020 Right now, Fairbanks is in the midst of a long cold snap. For all of January, most days have hovered around 20 to 30 below.
Last Modified: 01/30/2020 1:59:16 pm MST
Holiday Collection Schedules
December 20, 2019
HOLIDAY COLLECTION SCHEDULE 2019:
Here is the collection schedule for the weeks of Christmas and New Year's, listed by location:
Last Modified: 12/20/2019 1:49:19 pm MST
Download Our App and Never Forget Trash Day Again
October 29, 2019
Anchorage, Mat-Su and Fairbanks residential customers can now download the Alaska Waste app in mobile app stores.
Last Modified: 10/29/2019 1:58:50 pm MDT
Top 3 Recycling Tips
Here at Alaska Waste, we love recycling. We’ve put together three of the most important tips to follow when using your curbside recycling bin.
October 11, 2019
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Anchorage Dumpster Rental Fall Promotion
September 18, 2019
Autumn is here and it’s time to get your house cozy. We’re here to help with our Anchorage dumpster rental fall promotion.
Last Modified: 01/27/2020 3:13:45 pm MST
Annual Anchorage Garden Pot Recycling Event a Success
August 20, 2019
More than one ton of plastic garden pots were collected on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Anchorage’s annual recycling event.
Last Modified: 08/20/2019 3:10:31 pm MDT
Girdwood’s Secure Trash Zone Designation
July 26, 2019
On July 9, 2019, the Anchorage Assembly passed a resolution designating Girdwood as the city’s first Secure Trash Regulation Zone.
Last Modified: 02/19/2020 9:47:28 am MST
Keeping Kids Safe Around Garbage Trucks
July 23, 2019
FACT: Kids love garbage trucks. And, we love that they love our trucks but we need to keep kids safe.
Last Modified: 07/23/2019 1:13:02 pm MDT
Changes to Anchorage Curbside and Office Recycling
June 6, 2019
Due to changes in global recycling markets, #1 PETE plastic clamshells will no longer be accepted in any of Alaska Waste’s residential curbside or office commingled recycling. These changes go into effect immediately.
Last Modified: 06/06/2019 11:59:11 am MDT
Anchorage Residential Spring Cleanup Promotion
April 19, 2019
Are you sprucing up your home this spring? Alaska Waste can help! For a limited time, we’re offering a special flat-rate price for
residents throughout the Anchorage and Eagle River areas through May 31, 2019.
Last Modified: 02/19/2020 9:46:58 am MST
Kenai Residential Spring Cleanup Special
April 12, 2019
Are you sprucing up your home this spring and live in Kenai and the Soldotna areas? Alaska Waste can help!
Last Modified: 04/12/2019 12:02:06 pm MDT
Mat-Su Valley Spring Cleanup Special
If you are a residential customer living in the Matanusak-Susitna Valley, we are offering discounted rates for your spring cleanup. To learn more, please call 907-376-2158 or
April 12, 2019 send us an email.
Last Modified: 04/12/2019 12:02:19 pm MDT
Hazardous Waste Solutions: Anchorage Free Reuse Store
March 2, 2019
Anchorage residents: Did you know there’s a free reuse store for household hazardous waste products?
Last Modified: 02/20/2020 1:01:40 pm MST
5 Recycling Myths Debunked
February 11, 2019
Have questions about recycling in Anchorage, and whether it’s really worthwhile? Here are some important facts to consider about recycling in Alaska’s largest city.
Last Modified: 10/17/2019 2:16:21 pm MDT
Sign Up for Paperless Billing
January 15, 2019
Alaska Waste is kicking off 2019 by offering paperless billing to all our customers. Going paperless will simplify your life and reduce waste – a win-win for you and our beautiful state.
Last Modified: 01/15/2019 2:22:58 pm MST
Municipality of Anchorage Increases Roll Off Disposal Rate
January 10, 2019
Effective Jan. 1, our Anchorage roll off disposal rate increased from $68 to $71.50 a ton. This is due to a rate increase at the Municipality of Anchorage’s Solid Waste Services. Anchorage and Eagle River roll off customers will see this rate increase reflected on their next bill.
If you have any questions, please give us a call at (907) 563-3717, or
Last Modified: 02/22/2019 2:09:06 pm MST
Want to Create Less Holiday Waste?
December 21, 2018
Christmas Recycling: Less waste, more joy!
Want to create less waste this holiday season? There are lots of ways to recycle and reuse all those Christmas materials – even your tree.
Last Modified: 12/21/2018 10:42:25 am MST
Post-earthquake Cleanup Rate Relief
December 7, 2018
To our Anchorage and Eagle River customers:
Alaska Waste is happy to announce that we’re now able to offer some rate relief on extra bags and bulk items in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Last Modified: 12/21/2018 10:22:21 am MST
December 4, 2018
An update for our Anchorage, Eagle River and the MatSu customers:
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Charity Silent Auction Deadline August 15
July 31, 2018
Alaska Waste, the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, and Blaine’s Art teamed up to create a new event at Bear Paw Festival this year. The event,
The Art of Trash was designed to showcase local artists and benefit local charities.
Last Modified: 12/21/2018 10:21:16 am MST
Save Lives and Protect the Environment
Alaska Waste’s number one operating value is
March 27, 2018 Safety, and we encourage everyone to remove prescription drugs that are no longer needed from your home and properly dispose of them.
Last Modified: 03/27/2018 1:13:25 pm MDT
Donate Useful Items to ReStore
January 6, 2018
Alaska Waste encourages everyone to consider donating useful household items to Habitat for Humanity ReStore to help keep reusable items out of the landfill.
Last Modified: 01/06/2018 7:07:33 am MST
2018 Anchorage City Wide Cleanup Week
Tha annual Anchorage City Wide Cleanup is April 27-May 6, 2018.
January 6, 2018
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Green Business | Recycling at Work
In a new era, where being environmentally conscious is a must, businesses of all shapes and sizes are hustling to become “
December 12, 2017 Green Businesses”.
Last Modified: 01/22/2018 1:24:09 pm MST
Alaska Waste Offers Curbside Recycling
Over the past decade, the US has seen close to a 100% increase in recycling, however, fewer than 35% of households in the US actively participate in a recycling program.
December 12, 2017
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Aluminum Recycling | Every Can Counts
Tossing your empty soda can into the trash after lunch may not seem like a big deal to some people, but what if your soda can could directly benefit the environment if you took the time to recycle it?
December 12, 2017
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The grass is getting green, leaves are starting to reappear, and the birds are singing once again letting us know that spring has finally arrived.
May 1, 2017
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Be Careful With Ashes
With the days growing longer and the anticipation for spring growing wildly, the recent subzero temps are a courteous reminder that winter is still far from over here in Alaska.
February 2, 2017
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