Project: Improve Current and Develop New Recycling and Reuse Programs for the City of Dillingham

Project Description: By reducing the amount of trash produced and recycling/reusing discarded materials, we can provide better environmental protections, conserve precious natural resources, extend the life of our current landfill, provide community residents with access to reusable materials, and create a more sustainable situation for current and future generations.

People/Organizations responsible for completing these steps: City of Dillingham, Friends of the Landfill Committee, Department of Environmental Conservation, Dillingham Community Partners, UAF Bristol Bay Campus

Cost Estimates:

Cost: $75,000 to $100,000/ year

Timeline: 1 to 3 years.

Funding Partners: City of Dillingham Operating Budget, User Fees, Recycling / Reuse Proceeds, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, US Environmental Protection Agency, Denali Commission, USDA, Department of Energy

Evaluation Measures:

  • Recycling and Reuse Statistics (Quantities, Proceeds, Community Usage, etc.)
  • Landfill Waste Impacts (Landfill Life Calculations, Types of Waste being Disposed, etc.)
  • Ongoing Program Evaluations

Key Project Contact:

Name: Robert Mawson

Title: City Manager

Organization: City of Dillingham

Questions about the CEDS?

Contact Kristina Andrew

Economic Development Program Manager

(907)-842-5257 ext. 6223

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