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Curbside Composting Pick-Up Begins
May 1-September 30.  ​
Call 907-343-6250 or email swcs@anchorageak.gov to reserve your cart beginning May 1, within the SWS Service Area. 

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March 22, 2024:  All Lithium Batteries must be disposed of at Household Hazardous Waste Facilities. Read the new SWS​ Policy, read the EPA FAQs, and the Lithium Battery Report, by the EPA. Have questions? Call our customer service team, 907-343-6250 or email swcs@anchorageak.gov 

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 The 2024 rates were approved Jauary 2023, for curbside collection:
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Preferred Route for Central Transfer Station Residential Customers, some online maps are inaccurate:
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Collections: All Curbside Services

Home and Business Pick Up Services   ​


​Disposal: Solid Waste Services Facilities
Locations, Hours, Fees

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​Photo Credit: Google Earth

Hours and Locations

Anchorage Regional Landfill (Eagle River)

15500 Eagle River Loop,  907-343-6250
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Central Transfer Station (Mid-town Anchorage)

Customer Service Team: 907-343-6250
Physical Address: 
Residential: 1310 E. 56th Ave.

Monday - Saturday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Commercial:  1050 E. 56th Ave.
Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Mailing Address:
Municipality of Anchorage Solid Waste Services
1208 E. 56th Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Girdwood Transfer Station

Ruane St, Girdwood, AK 99587
Monday, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Friday, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday, 9:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday-Thursday & ​Sunday, CLOSED

(Closed 12:30pm - 1:00pm for staff lunc​h​​)

Administrative Offices & Customer Service

Customer Service Call Center, 1208 E. 56th Ave
Monday - Friday, 9​:00am - 4:00pm
(907) 343-6250        email: swcs@anchorageak.gov​

Municipality of Anchorage Solid Waste Services Policies




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Strategic Plan ​

Municipality of Anchorage Climate Action Strategy 

Financial Statements

SWS Financial Statements

Organics Collection and Processing within the Municipality of Anchorage  

Community Food Waste Reduction Program  

  Landfill Gas