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Memorial Day Schedule of Services
​"The brave men and women who gave their lives for our country will never be forgotten. They will always be in our hearts and minds, and their sacrifice will continue to inspire us to live our lives with courage and honor."

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Free Dump Passes, orange clean up bags are being distributed through various locations, and dumpsters are available throughout Anchorage to dispose of orange bags and trash, details for pick up and drop off can be found here Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup - Anchorage Chamber

Free dump passes are first come first served, limit one per Anchorage residence, visit the Central Transfer Station at 1208 E. 56th Ave. chances are they will go quickly so please don't delay. Passes are valid through May 31st. 

Solid Waste Service's mission is to provide safe, efficient, and innovative solid waste management for the Municipality of Anchorage. By distributing free dump passes, SWS's intent is that we can encourage Anchorage residents to clean up our green spaces and make Anchorage beautiful. 
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Curbside Composting Pick-Up Begins May 1-September 30. Reserve your cart beginning May 1 within the SWS Service Area, call 907-343-6250 or email swcs@anchorageak.gov
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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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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