Public Works Department

Recycling Resources in Juneau

  • The Freecycle Network™ (www.freecycle.org) is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of landfills. For link to Juneau Freecycle go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JuneauAKFreecycle/
  • Antifreeze: Please take uncontaminated anti-freeze to Southeast Antifreeze Recyclers, Inc. Call 790-4305 or take to the Hazardous Waste Events.
  • Appliances: For a charge, Capital Disposal Waste Managment wll take stoves, washers, dryers, refridgerators and freezers. For information call 780-7801.
  • Batteries, Car: Return it to the store where you bought it, they will take it back or CBJ Household Hazardous Waste Events.
  • Batteries, Household: CBJ Household Hazardous Waste Events. Battery terminals should be taped or batteries should be placed in ziplock baggies.
  • Brown Paper Bags: Reuse at grocery stores (often for a discount) or donate to St. Vincent de Paul, Salvation Army, or Rainbow Foods. Recycle Center also takes them as mixed paper.
  • Cell Phones with charger: Aware Shelter or www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com or call
    Phone 586-6623.
  • Computers: Accepting only Apple Macintosh ( Powerbook, IBook, IMac, G4,G5). For information contact: antoine@ryonix.com or call 321-5404 and Kapplers Computer Services, Inc. - taking all computers & flat screens. No older monitors. Call 780-3600 for more information.
  • Eye Glasses: Accepted by the Lions Club mflc@mendenhallflyinglions.org and by local optometrists.
  • Fishing Line (mono-filament): Take to Western Auto sporting goods.
  • Glass (all colors): Juneau Recycling Center at the Lemon Creek Landfill operated by Waste Management. 5600 Tonsgard Court. (780-7801)
  • Hangers: Return hangers and plastic garment bags to the dry cleaner.
  • Hazardous Waste (paint, oil, etc.): Take hazardous waste products in the original container or a container with its contents labeled to the scheduled CBJ Household Hazardous Waste events at 5436 Commercial Boulevard (in Lemon Creek near Costco) from 9 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Go to Household Hazardous Waste. Paint cans where the contents have been allowed to dry completely may be recycled with the metal cans at the Recycle Center at 5600 Tonsgard Crt.
  • Metals (Ferrous steel): For a charge Capitol Disposal Waste Management (landfill) will accept ferrous steel (780-7801).
  • Metals (Non-Ferrous): Brass, copper,aluminum and radiators are collected by Auke Bay Cans. No steel (789-9407). Waste Management (780-7801) also accepts scrap metal.
  • Phone Books: Capitol Disposal, Waste Management 's Recycling Center at 5600 Tonsgard Crt. accepts phone books in with the Mixed Paper container.
  • Plastic Bags: Reuse at major grocery store (often for a discount) or deposit clean bags into the bins locate at A&P Grocery and at Fred Meyer, or donate to the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Also the Recycling Center accepts plastic bags.
  • Plastics Six-pack Rings: Take to Juneau Wholesale in good condition for re-use. 2601 Channel Drive (789-5919)
  • Printer/Toner: Toner, copy ribbon, and cartridges may be recycled through the BEP Company (789-2230) or WOTM (789-1777). BEP also remanufactures toner cartridges, refills inkjet cartridges, and re-inks printer ribbons.
  • Shipping Materials: Peanuts or bubble wrap, large boxes that holds shipping art work can be recycled at Taku Graphics (780-6310) near Lemon Creek at 5763 Glacier Hwy.; Annie Kaill's bubble wrap (586-2880) at 244 Front Street or any store or art gallery that mails items.
  • Tires: For a charge Les Schwab or Capitol Disposal Waste Management (landfill) will accept old tires. (Les Schwab789-0380 or WM 780-7801)
  • Used Cooking Oil: The Baranof Hotel - only accepts oil from business. Call Krane at 463-6237or Alaska Biofuels Alliance, call Jonathan Kamler at 790-1049.
  • Vehicles: CBJ sponsors 2 Junk Vehicle Events per year (no commercial vehicles accepted) or for a charge Skookum (723-7579) & Capitol Disposal Waste Management (780-7801), accept vehicles. Call for more information.
  • Waste Oil (household): Five gallons per household per month are accepted free at scheduled HHW events. For info: Household Hazardous Waste events.

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City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
fax 907-586-5385
http://www.juneau.org