Bob Blankenburg
Bob Blankenburg, P.E.
Program Manager

We are committed to protecting public health and the environment through ensuring effective solid waste management, which includes landfills, treatment systems, and solid waste storage facilities.

*Septic systems are regulated by the Division of Water - Wastewater Discharge. Contact them at (907) 269-6285.


Landfill Forms & Help

WEAR Project

The Solid Waste Program is conducting a 4 year Waste Erosion Assessment and Review (WEAR) project to inventory and prioritize landfills, contaminated sites, tank farms, and other sites of environmental concern based on their erosion risk and the potential impacts. The Final Report will be out in 2015. See the links below for more information or click on the map below to see sites visited by the WEAR project.

Eroding Closed Landfill in Alakanuk
Eroding Landfill in Western Alaska


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Map displays WEAR sites visited in villages

Public Notice

Palmer CMS Inert Waste Monofill:

ADEC is seeking comment regarding the proposed inert waste monofill by Central Monofill Services (CMS). Public comments are due by December 29, 2014 at 5 pm to Lori Adrich. See the Public Notice for more information on submitting comments.


Solid Waste Training

Solid Waste Management
December 10-12, 2014
Denali Commission in Anchorage, AK

This is a USDA funded training coordinated by Zender Environmental Health and Research Group. This training explores in-depth several topics needed to manage your solid waste program. For registration information, go to www.zendergroup.org/sw.html or call us at 907-277-2111.