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August 16, 2017

Is your life too busy to fit in ONE MORE MEETING? When you get home after work, is going out again the last thing you want to do? If attending a Council meeting to let your views be known is out of your comfort zone for whatever reason, you now have an option. You can leave a comment on any item on
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August 16, 2017

Voters of the City of Ketchikan may request an absentee ballot for the regular election of October 3, 2017 by downloading the form of your preference from the City Clerk's Elections/Voting page and submitting it to the City Clerk's Office. Voters may vote by mail, in person or by electronic
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Public Works - Solid Waste Disposal

The Solid Waste Collection Division is responsible for providing safe and efficient collection and handling of municipal solid waste, demolition debris, and recyclable products. The operation should be beneficial to the public by maximizing recycling when economically feasible and improving operations to better serve Ketchikan. It is the responsibility of the staff to help and serve the public. The Division is responsible for promoting programs that reduce waste and educate the community. The Division follows regulatory guidelines and makes every effort to meet the requirements set forth by those regulations. It is the responsibility of the Division to promote an active and positive image of solid waste collection.

Solid Waste Disposal

The mission of the Solid Waste Disposal Division is to continue providing safe and economic solid waste disposal management and to offer such services in an environmentally sound manner while fostering recycling, composting and re-use. The Division strives to furnish customers with expedient and efficient service.

Solid Waste Recycling

The Solid Waste Recycling Division is responsible for providing safe and efficient collection and handling of recyclable products. The Division attempts to make service beneficial to the public by maximizing recycling when economically feasible and improving the operation to better serve Ketchikan. It is the responsibility of the staff to help and assist the public. The Division is responsible for promoting programs that reduce waste and educate the community.

Physical Locations & Mailing Address:
Deer Mountain Landfill 
1103 Nordstrom Drive 
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-2370 FAX: (907) 247-0272

Hours of Operation
8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Saturday

 Rate  Type
 $.0725/lb  Landfill Disposal
 $.10/lb  Shredding
 $.26/lb  Incineration