Materials Accepted at the Solid Waste Facility

Waste Shipment Manifest Form

State of Alaska's 2016 Asbsestos Handling & Disposal Guidelines

1.  DAYS / TIMES ACCEPTED:
•    1st & 3rd Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
•    Waste Shipment Manifest approval required prior to disposal.
•    Missed appointments will need to be rescheduled.

2.  PACKAGING:
•    Friable asbestos waste must be properly packaged and appropriately labeled per applicable
Federal and State of Alaska regulations (Anchorage EPA: 907-271-1485).
•    Non-Friable loads must be completely wet prior to off-loading at the Solid Waste Facility.

3.  FEES:
Asbestos generated from:
•    Within the FNSB: Waste Shipment Manifest charge of $152.00 per ton.
•    Outside the FNSB: Waste Shipment Manifest charge of $202.00 per ton.
•    Waste Shipment Manifest load charge of $50/each; a $200 fee for customer-caused asbestos discrepancies.
•    Over 25 tons per month, contact FNSB for “Request To Use Solid Waste Facilities” form, or      
     print form from the Internet at http://fnsb.us/pw/Pages/Solid-Waste-Forms.aspx.  Payment or use of approved charge account required at time of disposal.
•    Fees are effective July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017.

4.  PROCEDURES:
•    To schedule an appointment, complete Items 1 - 8.
•    Fax to FNSB Solid Waste Division at 907-459-1017.
•    Manifests are reviewed for completeness, appointment scheduled, and then returned as APPROVED for disposal.
         (This is NOT the original document, only an approved appointment copy.)

•    On the original manifest(s), complete Item 9, and Transporter Section (if applicable).
•    ORIGINAL manifest(s) must accompany each load (This is NOT the APPROVED Manifest).

 

Disposal Form

Junk vehicles are accepted at the Solid Waste Facility

Residents—Free of Charge

Commercial—$30 per vehicle

No Proof of Ownership Required, although helpful

Vehicles accepted with fluids    

Construction & Demolition Form
 
Tearing down a building? Remodeling project? Unusual waste?
Read this first to avoid unnecessary delays or added costs.
 
Form includes the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's
6-page fact sheet "Handling & Disposal of Construction Debris Waste" pamphlet.

 

Recycling / Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
 
This facility collects, consolidates, and recycles/disposes many types of wastes.

 

FNSB Household Waste (Waste generated at your home)
  • FREE of charge

  • Drop off and return of container(s) available at this facility location Tuesday – Saturday.

  • Drop off container(s) & contents at Transfer Sites with collection totes.

FNSB Businesses (CESQG*) Waste

  • Appointment required; (907) 459-1364, materials accepted on the 4th Thursday of each month
  • Nominal fee (R/HHW Fee Schedule)
  • Maximum amount accepted is 220 lbs. per month (approximately 26 gallons)
    * Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESGQ) -
    A generator (business) is a conditionally exempt small quantity generator in a calendar month if it generates no more than 220 lbs. of hazardous waste in that month.
    -CFR 40 261.5.

Types of Waste Accepted

Antifreeze
Batteries
Motor Oils
Gasoline
Diesels
Paints - latex and oil-based
Poisons
Non-Chlorinated Solvents
Chlorinated Solvents
Corrosives
PCB ballasts (households)
Oxidizers

  • Explosives, medical, radioactive, and unidentified wastes are NOT accepted.

 

The following items are PROHIBITED for disposal with regular trash:

Ø  Raw Sewage
Ø  Radioactive Materials
Ø  Untreated Sewer Sludge
Ø  Septage & Pathogenic Waste
Ø  Contaminated Soil
Ø  Cooking Oil & Grease
Ø  Containers that hold over 1 Gallon of Liquids

 HAZARDOUS WASTE

§  Batteries
§  Oil
§  Antifreeze
§  Paint
§  Corrosives
§  Flammables
§  Toxics
§  Absorbent Pads
§  Aerosol Cans
§  Floor Drain Sludge
§  Petroleum Grease
§  Propane Tanks
§  Rechargeable Batteries 
§  PCB Waste
§   Untreated Medical or Biohazardous Waste

 METAL CONTAINERS

§  Must have one (1) end cut-out prior to disposal
§  Larger than 500 gallons must be cut into sections no larger than a 500-gallon container
§   Pipes & Other Large Objects Exceeding 8' in Length
§   Smoke Detectors
§   Explosives, Incendiaries, Ammunition
§   Compressed Gas Cylinders
§   Thermostats with Mercury

State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's Guidance on disposal:

http://dec.alaska.gov/eh/sw/guidance.html

Simplesteps to safeguard lives & protect the environment

  1. Pour into a sealable plastic bag. If medication is solid, crush it or add water to dissolve.
  2. Add kitty litter, sawdust, or coffee grounds to the plastic bag.
  3. Seal the plastic bag and dispose in the trash.
  4. For more information, consult your pharmacist or physician, or local law enforcement agency.

Prescription Drug Take-Back Programs
Many law enforcement agencies in Alaska offer free prescription drug and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine drop-off programs. Contact your local law enforcement or state trooper office for local drop-off locations. You can also contact the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration Call Center at 800-882-9539 or the online Search Utility to find a registered collection receptacle near you.

Search the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day website for upcoming events.