Hazardous and harmful waste has no place in rural Alaska.

Backhaul Alaska coordinates the return of these spent materials to the Circular Economy where they belong — protecting subsistence resources, creating jobs, and removing toxins from the land we all call home.

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Overview of the Backhaul Alaska Program

Progress

Take a look at program events and milestones. Read up on some news stories.

Community Spotlight:

Noorvik rocks it out of the park.

November 8th, 2021

Noorvik, Alaska Noorvik (Nuurvik), population 636, is a mostly Inupiat community located on the right bank of the Nazuruk Channel and 47 miles east of Kotzebue. Residents heavily rely on […]

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Backhaul Alaska Presented with Alpar Community Award for ‘New or Enhanced Recycling’

November 2nd, 2021

On Tuesday Backhaul Alaska was amongst five other recycling superheroes to receive Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR) awards. Backhaul Alaska was presented with the Community Award for ‘New […]

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Community Spotlight:

Kongiganak, Alaska

October 24th, 2020

The core mission of Backhaul Alaska is to provide a statewide logistical support network that bolsters and integrates with local community backhaul programs. A successful project recently carried out by […]

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