Solid Waste Services

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​COVID-19 Service Updates & Closures

​SWS does not suspend any​one's trash or recycling service regardless of payment status. If you are suffering financial hardship please contact SWS customer service at
(907) 343-6250 to discuss payment options​.

The following facilities remain OPEN during regular business hours:

  • Anchorage Regional Landfill
  • Central Transfer Station
  • Girdwood Transfer Station
  • Anchorage Recycling Center
  • Household Hazardous Waste drop-off sites
  • Central Transfer Station reMade reuse site​

The following facilities are CLOSED:

  • Household Hazardous Waste reuse stores
  • SWS administration b​uilding​​​

Effective Tuesday, Dec.1, Solid Waste Services administrative office is "hunkering down" and will no longer accept in-person payments. Those wishing to make a payment can do so via phone or through the drop-box.

All commercial and residential trash and recycling collection will ​occur as scheduled.​​

See guidelines for safe COVID-19 trash handling here.
Thank you for your understanding. You can find more information on the Municipality of Anchorage's COVID-19 response here.​
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SWS Hours and Locations

Administrative Offices & Customer Service

1111 E 56th Ave
Temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. Customer Service Call Center open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.​

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​​


 

​2020 Holiday Calendar

​Holiday

​Adminstrative Building
​Collection Service
​Disposal Faciilites
​1/18 MLK Jr. Day
​Closed
​Regular
Open Normal Business Hours​
​2/15 President's Day

​Closed
​Regular
​Open Normal Business Hours
​3/29 Seward's Day

​Closed
Regular​
​Open Normal Business Hours

5/31 Memorial Day
​Closed
​Regular
​Close at 2 p.m.

7/5 Independence Day (observed)

Closed
​Closed
​Close at 2 p.m.
​9/6 Labor Day
​Closed
​Regular
​Close at 2 p.m.
​11/11 Veteran's Day
​Closed
​Regular
​Open Normal Business Hours
​11/25 Thanksgiving Holiday
​Closed
​Regular
​Close at 2 p.m.
​11/26​ Thanksgiving Friday
​Closed​
​Regular
​​Open Normal Business Hours




 

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