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Solid Waste Services

Community-wide Recycling

Recycling Centers

Community Recycling Centers are drop-off locations around Anchorage that accept a wide variety of recyclable materials.  These sites are monitored for cleanliness and safety, and containers are emptied on a regular basis.

  • Anchorage Recycling Center

  • Location: 6161 Rosewood Street, Anchorage

  • Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; regular weekday business hours for redemption of aluminum cans

  • Accepts: Aluminum cans, steel cans, mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, #1 PET plastic bottles, #2 HDPE plastic jugs, plastic bags and film, glass bottles and jars

  • Anchorage Regional Landfill Recycling Area

  • Location: Hiland Road, Eagle River
  • Hours: During regular landfill hours; Mon.-Fri. 7:30am - 5pm, Sat. 8am - 5pm. Sun closed. 
  • Accepts: Aluminum  cans, steel cans, mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, #1 PET plastic bottles, #2 HDPE plastic jugs, glass bottles and jars 

Composting

Backyard Composting Tips

Yard Waste Drop-off Locations

Anchorage Woodlot (seasonal)

Eagle River and Girdwood Woodlots (seasonal)

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