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Anchorage Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Anchorage trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Anchorage is in Alaska with Fairbanks to the north, Fort McMurray, Prince George and Campbell River to the southeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Anchorage Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.alaskawaste.com/schedule/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Alaska Waste in Anchorage provides residential collection services on every holiday except:  

  • Dec 25, 2024 – Christmas Day (Monday)
  • Jan 01, 2024 – New Year’s Day (Monday)

Christmas & New Year’s Week – Holiday Schedule

  • Monday – Collection normal.
  • Tuesday – Collection normal.
  • Wednesday – Collection normal.
  • Thursday – Collection normal.
  • Friday – Collection normal.

Anchorage Trash Collection Map

Anchorage Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://dec.alaska.gov/eh/solid-waste/how-do-i-dispose-of/ for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Proper waste management and disposal is important to protect human health and the environment. Many materials and situations raise questions regarding the best way to handle or dispose of a waste. The guidance on this page is intended to help provide solutions for some of the most asked about materials.

Please contact your local Alaska Waste office if you are not sure if an item is acceptable for collection by Alaska Waste.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Ammunition
  • Batteries
  • Sharps

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Anchorage and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.alaskawaste.com/service-areas/anchorage/residential/#recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Anchorage?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://dec.alaska.gov/eh/solid-waste/how-do-i-dispose-of/

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.alaskawaste.com/schedule/

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Anchorage Public Works Department?

Online:    Contact Form
Phone:    907-563-3717
Toll Free: 866-563-3717
Fax:         907-273-2797
Hours:     Monday-Friday 8AM – 5PM

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Anchorage trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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