Tag Archives: Solid Waste Advisory Board

Don’t trash, recycle those boxes and wrapping paper, Threshold even takes old strings of lights

With the holidays coming up people tend to have more ‘stuff’ in the house. Thinks like cardboard boxes and shipping materials from delivered gifts, wrapping paper and those funky old Christmas lights that don’t work anymore. Before you haul it all out to the trash, which just goes to straight to the land fill, take a moment to rethink your …

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Without Fines, SWAB Tries Warnings and Education for Proper Garbage Removal

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Members of the borough Solid Waste Advisory Board say there’s an ongoing issue with people leaving large items where they don’t belong. That means Alaska Waste employees and Kodiak Island Borough maintenance mechanics need to drive around to dumpsters and transport items, anything from radiators to TVs, says Engineering and Facilities Department Director Bob Tucker Tucker says they’d …

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