Rocky Ridge Landfill

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  • Address: Rocky Street 1.5 mi S of Seldovia, Seldovia, AK 99663
  • GPS: 59.4346046,-151.7048156

Opening Times

  • Monday 1pm-6pm
  • Tuesday 1pm-6pm
  • Wednesday 1pm-6pm
  • Thursday closed
  • Friday closed
  • Saturday 10am-5pm
  • Sunday closed

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The Rocky Ridge Landfill is located on Rocky Street 1.5 mi S of Seldovia, Seldovia, AK 99663. This landfill is opened on the following hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-6pm
  • Tuesday: 1pm-6pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm-6pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • 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 Rocky Ridge 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.

You may contact the Rocky Ridge 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 Rocky Ridge 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 Rocky Ridge Landfill

What is a secure chemical landfill?

Chemical landfills are a variation of sanitary landfills. Chemical landfills are made to secure and hazardous waste. This type of landfill is made on top of a nonporous bedrock. The idea is to create a place that is specialized to reduce the likelihood of hazardous waste reaching the environment. This type of landfill has a pit with a heavily protected bottom that does not allow hazardous materials to reach the soil. These landfills are operated by specialized personnel, and they have strong monitoring systems. To deposit materials in a chemical landfill, it is mandatory to research the local applicable laws and any federal laws that pertain to the type of waste that you intend to dispose of.

What time does the landfill open today?

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.

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.

Are Landfills and Dumps the Same Thing?

There is one detail to clear out. Landfills and dumps sound the same but are not. A landfill is engineered to maximally reduce the effect on the environment of the waste. The advantages of landfills over dumps are that landfills are managed with more care and landfills can even recycle the waste to produce other compounds or to even produce energy. Dumps are almost nonexistent today as they do not manage the waste and just leave things in the open.



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