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
Backyard Composting Tips
Yard Waste Drop-off Locations
Anchorage Woodlot (seasonal)
Eagle River and Girdwood Woodlots (seasonal)