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Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR) is a privately funded, non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating litter and increasing economically-viable recycling in Alaska. Founded in 1982 by a group of dedicated Alaskan business leaders, ALPAR's programs help clean up Alaska's communities, roadways, parks, beaches and waterways and assist with recycling initiatives throughout Alaska. ALPAR programs and services are made possible by the generous support of dedicated businesses and organizations throughout Alaska.

3 Tons Plastic Garden Pots Recycled!

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Thank you to all our Anchorage Gardeners who recycled their plastic garden pots and trays both at the Alaska Botanical Garden Event and at Faltz Nursery this summer! These”harder to recycle plastics” are much less valuable than plastic bottles and jugs so folks had to go the extra mile to recycle. And lots went to […]

Anchorage Citywide Cleanup Gearing Up!

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Join the movement to clean up Anchorage! The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Citywide Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 to Saturday, May 6, 2017. Visit the Anchorage Chamber website for information: anchoragechamber.org. It’s easy to make a big difference. Register your team at https://www.cognitoforms.com/AnchorageChamberOfCommerce1/CleanupTeamRegistration2017. The Anchorage School District is gearing up to help, […]

ALPAR Endorses Save our Seas Act

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Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling today endorsed S. 756, the “Save Our Seas Act of 2017.” This legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate on March 29, 2017 by Sen. Sullivan (R-AK), Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI) and Sen. Booker (D-NJ) with co-sponsors Senators Murkowski (R-AK), Coons (D-DE), Inhofe (R-OK), Peters (D-MI) and Tillis (R-NC). Marine […]

2017 Youth Litter Patrol Grants / ALPAR Litter Bags

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Spring planning is underway! Grant applications for the 2017 ALPAR Youth Litter Patrol Program and order forms for the ALPAR LITTER BAG Program have been mailed to communities across Alaska in preparation for spring and summer clean up programs. The Youth Litter Patrol application deadline is April 3. ALPAR provides seed money grants to one […]

Recycle Lights & Live Christmas Trees through January 15!

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Those old strings of Christmas lights not working? Not to worry, you can recycle them now! Christmas string lights can be recycled at the Anchorage Recycling Center or Total Reclaim through the holidays. And don’t forget your live tree after the holidays. Give the gift that keeps on giving! Christmas Tree Recycling for Anchorage and […]