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For nearly 100 years, we have served as a resource where our members can gain business knowledge, insight and strength as business professionals.

Joining the Anchorage Chamber will provide you instant access to our extensive network of 1,100 business members throughout Anchorage and Alaska. Your company, or organization, can begin utilizing broad marketing opportunities, connecting with key policy-makers, enjoying discounted programs and events, and building your network of professionals. Check out full business, corporate and executive level membership benefits here. Learn More..

Regulations & Bag Pick-up Locations

 
 
CLEANUP RULES
 
 
  • All participants in the Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup program are responsible for transporting their collected trash in orange bags to Solid Waster Services via the Anchorage Regional Landfill, Girdwood Transfer Station, or Central Transfer Station.
  • All loads must be secured or covered to prevent littering in transit. Uncovered loads will be subject to fines. Visit Munic.org/sws for more information, or call (907) 343-6262, Monday through Friday, 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.
  • No construction or demolition debris, including remodeling waste, decks, or sheds.
  • Children under the age of 14 must remain in the vehicle while at either of the Transfer Stations or the Anchorage Regional Landfill.
  • Please wear gloves, such as latex or nitrile gloves while picking up trash and an orange safety vest if cleaning roadways or intersections.
  • Please be aware of private property boundaries and ask permission to clean in these areas.
  • Super Sweepers will be held from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. on Saturday, May 2. Residents can take their filled orange bags from litter cleanup only to their nearest participating schoolPlease do not bring yard waste or household items to these sites.

 

 FEE ITEMS

 

  • Payments may only be made with cash or local checks (with a valid driver's license), Credit cards are not accepted.
  • All loads exceeding 1,000 lbs will be weighted and charged $58.00 a ton at the Anchorage Regional Landfill. Visit the SWS website for fees at other facilities. Scaled loads require the customer to wear a safety vest.
  • There is a $20.00 charge for appliances containing freon such as refrigerators or freezers. Certifications of freon removal will be accepted in lieu of the fee.
  • The commercial scales will be open at the Anchorage Regional Landfill on May 2 and May 9, and will operate under the regular fee schedule.
  • Double loads (e.g., a full pick-up hauling a trailer) will be directed over the scales and fees will apply.

 

HAZARDOUS WASTES

 

Residential household hazardous wastes, up to 40 lbs. per day, are 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. This limit includes five gallons of waste oil, one car battery, and up to 40 lbs. of household hazardous waster per household per day.
More information, including acceptable items , facility, locations, and hours can be found on the SWS website under "Hazardous Materials Management"

Although the Hazardous Waste Facility at the Anchorage Regional Landfill will be open on Free Dump Days, it is recommended that residents utilize this facility on a regular operating day.

 

 

BAG PICK-UP LOCATIONS

 

Please note that only two (2) bags per person will be given out at Fred Meyer locations, for large cleanup teams in need of more bags please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. directly to reserve large orders.

 


Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
1016 West Sixth Avenue, Suite 303
(907) 272-2401

Fred Meyer
2300 Abbott Road
(907) 365-2000


Fred Meyer
1000 East Northern Lights Boulevard
(907) 264-9600

Fred Meyer
7701 Debarr Road
(907)269-1700


Fred Meyer (Eagle River)
13401 Old Glenn Highway
(907) 689-4000

Fred Meyer
2000 West Dimond Boulevard
(907)267-6700

Cleanup FAQ

 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 
 
When is Citywide Cleanup Week this year?
 
Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week is officially held Saturday, May 2 to Saturday, May 9, 2015 throughout the Municipality of Anchorage, which includes Girdwood, Bird Creek, Indian, Chugiak, Eagle River, Birchwood, and Eklutna.
 
 
Where can I get orange bags?
 
The official orange bags of Citywide Cleanup can be picked up at the customer service desk of any Fred Meyer location in Anchorage or Eagle River with a limit of two (2) bags per person. If your organization, group, or business is cleaning up together, please contact theThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve more bags.
 
 
Can I leave my orange bags on the side of the road when I'm done cleaning?
 
No. There is no pick-up service during Citywide Cleanup Week. All parties are responsible for delivering their full orange trash bags to the Central Transfer Station, Anchorage Regional Landfill, or the Girdwood Transfer Station.
 
 
How much 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 during Citywide Cleanup Week. These facilities include the Girdwood Transfer Station, Central Transfer Station, and Anchorage Regional Landfill. Directions and hours can be found on the Solid Waster Services website at Muni.org/sws To be accepted without a fee, orange bags must be delivered separately from other waste. No yard waste or items from personal property will be accepted.
 
 
What is "Free Dump Days"?
 
During Citywide Cleanup Week, Solid Waster Services will accept free loads from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. on Saturday, May 2 and Saturday, May 9 at the Anchorage Regional Landfill and 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. (same days) at the Girdwood Transfer Station Only.
 
Please Note: Only residential waste is accepted 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.

Super Sweeper

 
SUPER SWEEPER SATURDAY  10 A.M. TO 2 P.M., SATURDAY, MAY 2
 
 
The Anchorage Chamber's Super Sweeper program helps teach school-aged kids the value of a clean city and community service.
 
This program kicks off the Anchorage Chamber's Citywide Cleanup Week (Saturday, May 2) and motivates the rest of Anchorage to participate in Cleanup Week. Starting at 10 A.M., parents assist their children in picking up trash around their schools and neighborhoods returning the full bags of trash to the school before 2 P.M.
 
Every student from each school who collects trash is eligible to win an iPod Shuffle
 
 
2015 Participating Schools
 
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Citywide Cleanup Information

 
For 47 years, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce has hosted Citywide Cleanup Week, one of the city's largest outdoor community service events. The mission of this event is to remove unwanted trash from around the city's streets, parks, and neighborhoods after the winter snow melts. Everyone loves a clean city, including our visitors. During the week, Anchorage businesses, schools, and families take to the streets to return our city to its natural beauty, truly making this a citywide event. For more info call (907) 272-2401.
 

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