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Solid Waste Services (SWS) - Anchorage, AK

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1111 East 56th Avenue (Admin Offices)
Anchorage, AK 99518
Fax: 907- 561-1357
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Municipality of Anchorage Solid Waste Services (SWS)

About SWS

SWS is made up of two utilities Refuse Collections and Solid Waste Disposal. Refuse Collections provides residential and commercial trash collection for the City of Anchorage service area. Solid Waste Disposal operates the Municipality landfill and two transfer stations.

SWS facilities are CASH OR CHECK ONLY

This is due to the costs associated with accepting credit and debit cards. Please plan accordingly and come prepared and properly covered to the transfer stations.ALL LOADS AT ALL STATIONS MUST BE COVERED AND SECURED OR WILL INCUR A $10 - $30 FINE, this regulation is per Anchorage Municipal Code 26.80.050.
Loads not covered and secured are subject to a $10 to $30 Fine for all SWS Locations.

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Administrative Hours
Monday through Friday - 8:00am to 4:00pm
**Except State & Federal Holidays

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SWS Safety Disclaimer: For your safety, SWS requires all patrons to wear safety vests on the commercial side of the Central Transfer Station (CTS), and on the working face of the Anchorage Regional Landfill (ARL) at all times. Hard hats are recommended, but are not required. For questions regarding this policy, please call 343-6262.


Monday: Admin Hours - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday: Admin Hours - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday: Admin Hours - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday: Admin Hours - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Friday: Admin Hours - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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