Composting in Alaska

Contributed by DG: “From the UAF: Composting is a wonderful way for gardeners to convert unwanted organic waste, such as leaves, branches and old stalks from the garden, into “black gold” for the soil. Compost incorporated into the soil improves drainage and water retention by improving soil structure. As the compost breaks down,it slowly releases […]

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Mat-Su Borough Landfill Changes 2019

MSB Transfer Station Changes

MSB Transfer Station Changes for July 1, 201 Distinguished Community Council President, Members and Citizens, This is a friendly reminder regarding the changes to the days of operation for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Transfer Stations beginning on Monday, July 1, 2019. Questions and comments can be sent to Macey “Butch” Shapiro, Solid Waste Division Manager by […]

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Spruce Bark Beetle kill trees and brush will be accepted for no charge at the Big Lake Transfer Station beginning Thursday, May 23, 2019.

The Sunshine Transfer Site located at Mile 102.5 on the Parks Highway (north of the Talkeetna turn-off) will also be accepting the Spruce Bark Beetle kill trees and brush on Sunday’s from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM beginning on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Mat-Su Borough residents will also be able to pick up these dead […]

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