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.

Eroding Closed Landfill in Alakanuk
Eroding Landfill in Western Alaska

Resident Information

C&D debris

We are reminding contractors that construction and demolition (C&D) debris can only be disposed in a PERMITTED solid waste landfill.


Solid Waste Training

Sustainable Solid Waste Management
by Zender Environmental
September 10-12, 2014 in Anchorage, AK.

This in-depth training covers several topics needed to manage your solid waste program, such as composting, packing and shipping recyclables, hazardous waste, landfill problem solving and funding. This training is also free and has a possible travel stipend. For more information go to http://www.zendergroup.org/sw.html.

Contact April Reed at 907- 277-2111 or at areed@zendergroup.org with questions on either training.

Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management (ATCEM)
October 27-31, 2014
Hilton Hotel in Anchorage, AK

There are over 10 solid waste education and training sessions that will be presented during this annual conference. For registration information, go to http://atcemak.com.