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: $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
- 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