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Solid Waste Services

All residential loads for Municipality of Anchorage residents will be accepted for free at both Anchorage Regional Landfill and the Central Transfer Station through Saturday, Dec. 8.

Free loads for residents of the Municipality of Anchorage only. Residential loads from outside of the Municipality will be charged the standard double rate.

Hours of Operation:

Anchorage Regional Landfill: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

15500 E. Eagle River Loop Road

Central Transfer Station: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Residential entrance located at 54th Avenue and Ingra Street.

Girdwood Transfer Station

GTS has resumed normal operating hours. The facility will reopen Friday, Dec. 7. Users of this facility will be charged regular disposal fees.

Household Hazardous Waste

Both facilities have resumed normal operations. Find information on hours, locations and drop-off options here.

SWS Trash & Recycling Collection

Collection service has resumed normal operations.

Those with extra trash may leave bags next to their roll carts and SWS will collect those bags at no additional cost.

Customers with bi-weekly service can place roll carts out for service even it is their "off" week and SWS will provide service at no additional cost.

Customers may call SWS Customer Service at (907) 343-6250 for additional assistance or questions.

Anchorage Recycling

The Anchorage Recycling Center is open and accepting all recyclables. Total Reclaim is open and accepting electronics recycling including televisions.

SWS hopes all residents are safe after the earthquake. We thank all of Anchorage for their patience and understanding as we restore normal operations. 



SWS Hours and Locations

Administrative Offices & Customer Service

1111 E 56th Ave
Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm

Anchorage Regional Landfill (Eagle River)

15500 Eagle River Loop
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5pm
Saturday, 8am - 5pm

Central Transfer Station (Mid-town Anchorage)

Residential Customers
54th & Juneau St
Monday - Saturday, 8am - 5pm
Commercial Customers
1111 E 56th Ave
Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 5pm
Saturday, 8am - 5pm

Girdwood Transfer Station

Ruane St, Girdwood, AK 99587
Friday - Monday, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    *closed 12:30pm -1pm for staff lunch


    • Solid Waste Services
    • General Manager: Mark Spafford
    • 1111 E 56th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99518
    • 907 343-6262