Anchorage produces roughly 1 ton of trash per resident - we can do better.
Community Compost will open May 1, 2019.
For additional resources on composting, please see the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension resources on backyard composting.
How it works
Step 1: Store your accepted food/garden scraps in your ANC Community Compost or regular five gallon bucket.
Step 2: Drop-off your food scraps at either the Anchorage Regional Landfill (15500 Eagle River Loop Road) or the Central Transfer Station (54th and Juneau). Open Monday - Saturday 8am to 5pm.
Step 3: Take compost from the Anchorage Regional Landfill or the Central Transfer Station - an equal amount to the amount of food scraps you dropped off.
Monday - Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Best times to go to the landfill are:
Tuesday - Friday, 11 am to 5pm
Saturday, 9am to 5pm
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