April 29, 2017 – May 6th, 2017

It’s about that time!!! Are YOU ready to cleanup? Anchorage Citywide Cleanup Week is approaching and were excited!!! Citywide Cleanup Week throughout the Municipality of Anchorage includes: Girdwood, Bird Creek, Indian, Chugiak, Eagle River, Birchwood, and Eklutna.

Here are some quick FAQ’s that will help you get started.

Where can I pick up orange bags?

-Bags can be retrieved at any Fred Meyers location in Anchorage & Eagle River

Where can I dispose of my bags when I’m done cleaning?
-You can dispose your trash to one of the following stations: Central Transfer Station, Anchorage Regional Landfill, or the Girdwood Transfer Station.

Will Solid Waste Services charge me when I deliver my orange bags during the week?
-Trash in official orange trash bags will be accepted for free disposal at Solid Waste Services facilities.

Is commercial waste accepted at this time?
-Only residential waste is accepted at this time for no fee during the Free Dump Days. All loads must be secured or covered to prevent littering in transit
and must not exceed 1,000 pounds. Uncovered loads will be subject to fines.

Are we responsible for disposing trash?
-All participants in the Citywide Cleanup Program are responsible for transporting their collected trash in orange bags to the proper waste, landfills and

Can we dump industrial/commercial debris?

-No, there will be no industrial, commercial, construction, demolition debris, including remodeling waste, fence panels, decks, or sheds will be allowed.

Can I be fined for uncovered trash?
-Yes, uncovered loads will be subject to fines.

Can my children participate?
-Yes, but, children under the age of 14 must remain in the vehicle while at dump stations.

How do I make a payment or pay a fine I received?
-Payments may only be made with cash or local checks (with a valid driver’s license), debit or credit cards are not accepted.

Can I dump my fridge/freezer?
-Yes, there is a $20.00 charge for appliances containing Freon such as refrigerators and/or freezers.

Can we dump hazardous waste?
-Yes, you can dump residential household hazardous wastes, up to 40 lbs. per day. They will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility located
at the Central Transfer Station and at the Hazardous Waste Facility located at the Anchorage Regional Landfill.

We’re extremely excited that you participated in this year’s cleanup. Thank you for doing your part in helping keep our city clean!!!

For more information about Central Transfer Stations, Anchorage Regional Landfill, or the Girdwood Transfer Station:
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