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Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup

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We're excited to announce that Citywide Cleanup will again be a month-long event in May. As the snow melts, we're encouraging families to get outside and clean together safely, masked up, and physically-distanced.


  1. Pick a team captain, an awesome name, and get your team registered.
  2. Find one of our official Citywide Cleanup Events. Join us May 1st at Westchester Lagoon from 11am - 2pm to win prizes from Matson!
  3. Pick up orange bags at designated locations including your local Fred Meyer starting on Saturday, May 1.
  4. Post a pic of your team cleaning! Tag @AnchorageChamber and use the #CleanAnchorage2021 to enter to win 4 tickets with the Alaska Railroad.
  5. Dispose of orange bags for free at the proper facilities listed below. Haulers will not pick up bags on the side of the road.
  6. You can continue your spring cleaning after May 29th with Solid Waste Services Free Summer Disposal Pass Registration now open! See below for details.

Join the official Facebook Group

Join us to kick off the cleanup 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, May 1, at Westchester Lagoon (Margaret Eagan Sullivan Park) and enter to win $1,000 in prizes just for cleaning up!

Win prizes all month long with Matson! Participate in Citywide Cleanup and visit the cleanup giveaway link


May 1 - 29, 2021!

We have partnered with other local businesses who understand how important cleanup is for our city, and we're working on ways to make it both safe and successful. We're keeping this event a month-long to allow time for the snow to melt and allow for more social distancing.


2021 Citywide Cleanup Pop-Up Events

Keep the cleanup effort going all month long! The following events will be outdoors, ask that you wear masks, and be in accordance with the updated mandates in May.

May 1, 2021

11 am - 2 pm with Matson at Westchester Lagoon. Visit the Facebook Event for info!

Find a Kickoff event near you on a map below.

Week 1 (May Mon. 3 - Fri. 7)

The military is hosting their Cleanup Week on JBER.

May 8, 2021

Clean Girdwood - Fri. May 7 - Sun. 9, 2021: Girdwood is doing their part to help clean their community. Enjoy a great getaway, go adventure, and find some orange bags in Girdwood to help clean. Find out details on Facebook.

Super Sweepers - ASD is cleaning up their schools

Week 2 (May Mon. 10 - Sat. 15)

Anchorage Downtown Partnership - Wed. May 12, 2021: We're cleaning up trash downtown with ADP. from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm join us to clean and patron local biz!

The Bait Shack's 9th Annual Ship Creek Cleanup - Sat. May 15: Join The Bait Shop cleaning Ship Creek at 1pm! Find details at their Facebook Event!

Week 3 (May Mon. 17 - Sat. 22)

Anchorage Parks & Rec - Wed. May 19, 2021: Join Anchorage Chamber Young Professionals Group cleaning up the coastal trail from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm as we start our Adopt-a-Trail initiative! FACEBOOK EVENT

Go Hike Alaska- Thur. May 20, 2021: Want to hike, clean, and refurbish Glen Alps and the bench at the Anchorage overlook? Join Matt with Go Hike Alaska from 12 pm - 3 pm. FACEBOOK EVENT

Week 4 (May Mon. 24 - Sat. 29)

Last week of Citywide Cleanup! Get your orange bags to a free dumping location by Saturday, May 29th. That will be the last day they'll be accepted for free.

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