Solid Waste Planning
Juneau Waste History

SOLID Waste Planning

We Need To Talk About Our Trash

If you live in Juneau, you’ve seen the landfill. Built in the 1960’s, the Capitol Disposal Landfill (formally the Channel Landfill) has been a growing presence in Juneau ever since. It’s difficult to know when the landfill will close, but the best estimate is in 10-15 years.

What will the community do with its trash after the landfill closes?

Juneau Solid Waste 101


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Zero Waste Planning & Action Statuses

Municipal Composting Facility: CBJ is in the process of working with the US EPA to receive the funding for the municipal composting facility.

Waste Characterization Study: CBJ staff are working with the awarded contractor, Cascadia Consulting, to perform the study in May of 2024.

Municipal Composting Facility – Construction Phase