Denali Borough Landfill

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  • Address: Milepost 282.5 George Parks Highway, Denali National Park, AK 99755
  • GPS: 63.1148002,-151.1926057
  • Phone: (907) 582-1330
  • Mobile Phone: (907) 582-1330

Opening Times

  • Monday closed
  • Tuesday 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 9am-4pm
  • Thursday 9am-4pm
  • Friday 9am-4pm
  • Saturday 9am-4pm
  • Sunday closed

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The Denali Borough Landfill is located on Milepost 282.5 George Parks Highway, Denali National Park, AK 99755. This landfill is opened on the following hours:

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-4pm
  • Thursday: 9am-4pm
  • Friday: 9am-4pm
  • Saturday: 9am-4pm
  • Sunday: closed

The landfill is closed on all US federal holidays. The dumps on the landfill are regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the applicable state laws.

The Denali Borough Landfill Alaska buries trash and garbage below secured and stratified layers of dirt and isolating material. The transfer station accepts tire, solid waste, hazardous waste, and inert material waste. For any other type of waste that you are not SURE ABOUT, you can reach them out at (907) 582-1330.

You may contact the Denali Borough Landfill about any information regarding: waste managing policies, recycling policies, commercial garbage, accepted types of trash, industrial waste, household garbage, appliances disposal and hazardous waste management.

You can reach the Denali Borough Landfill about their opening hours to the public and what is the visitor policy. They would gladly answer your questions.

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Popular questions at Denali Borough Landfill

What is a sanitary landfill?

A sanitary landfill is different from a dump in the meaning that it goes above and beyond to assure that there is no environmental pollution. A sanitary landfill also reuses gases to generate electricity while eliminating the chance of liquids spillage onto fresh groundwater. The landfill is also covered, so the wind won’t fly away debris or any piece of garbage. A dump is just an open space to dump the garbage. No controlled activity, no monitoring, no expert supervision, and no environmental protection. The waste decomposes in the open air and pollutes the soil and groundwater water.

What is a transfer station for garbage?

The first step onto the waste stations is to weigh the incoming garbage trucks. These sites are also open to the public and they help the community. The work of waste sorting stations is very important, and it helps to optimize the process of waste management. Transfer stations pre-compact the waste thus it is easier for the bulldozers to manage the waste at the sanitary landfills.

How much does it cost to dump at a landfill?

Each landfill has a different cost to use its services. The price depends on many factors, such as type of waste ( hazardous, construction and demolition waste, municipal solid waste, and inert waste ), location of the landfill, and the individual charges of the landfill. According to statistics, the USA average price per ton is $53.72. The costs tend to be higher in the Pacific area, where they reach an average of $72.02 per ton of waste. The prices are averagely the cheapest in South Central, where they reach $39.66 per ton. From statistics, we see that the highest populated areas, the Pacific and the northeast are the costliest, while the other areas of the USA tend to have cheaper prices per ton.

What time does the landfill open near me?

The schedule of each landfill differs and they different hours of operation. To find the opening hours regarding a specific landfill, you use the above site. After you have located the desired landfill to use, the operating hours can be seen on current page of site after clicking into the “Opening hours” section. There you will be able to locate the opening hours and any other facts about the business services of the landfill.

What is an inert landfill?

There is an interesting type of landfill, inert landfills. This type of landfill receives sand, concrete, and other waste related to construction. This type of waste does not have any biohazards nor decomposes, or it does so very slowly. These types of waste neither produce liquid waste. In this category, we mostly have asphalt, rocks, bricks, yard leaves. In this category, we do not include demolition waste.



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