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Fairbanks Rescue Mission expands recycling program to include plastics

...enter some long term programs," he said. The collected recyclables are sold and sent to Smurfit-Stone's Anchorage Recycling Center. Recycled paper, both newspaper and loose paper, goes to mills in Washington state for processing into cellulose...
Body found in cardboard pile at recycling center

ANCHORAGE - A man's body was discovered Monday in a pile of cardboard at the Anchorage Recycling Center. The plant manager was operating a front end loader to move the pile when he found the body about 1:15 p.m. Manager Robert...
Restarting plastic recycling

Good news on the recycling front: The Anchorage Recycling Center is once again taking plastic bags and plastic wrap at its main location. The recycling center had stopped taking those soft plastics...
E-waste recycler lights up path to profits

...000 tons annually, although there has been some decline since 2008, likely due to economic conditions. The Anchorage Recycling Center does not accept electronics, but does recycle some 25,000 tons of other wastes annually, including aluminum...
Downturn ends glass recycling in Anchorage

...rather than recycling bins, beginning in the first week of the New Year. Drop-off containers for glass at the Anchorage Recycling Center, the Anchorage Regional Landfill and at Brown Jug Warehouse will be removed Jan. 5. The decision came Dec...
Faltering economy strikes the state's recycling industry

...It's outrageous," said Bob Tenge, a manager with the Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, which runs the Anchorage Recycling Center. Tenge said his company has already laid off three employees. It has begun charging haulers, like Anchorage's...


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