Rural Alaska Communities have no safe place for hazardous waste.

Backhaul Alaska coordinates its removal — 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


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

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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COVID-19 Planning – Community Backhaul Status Tracker Tool

October 22nd, 2020

After postponing the 2020 Pilot Program backhaul events until the 2021 summer backhaul season, Backhaul Alaska has continued to be proactive by switching its planned Winter training to distance delivery, […]

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AFN Passes Resolution Supporting Backhaul and Backhaul Alaska 

May 28th, 2020

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), the largest statewide Native organization in Alaska, passed a resolution supporting backhaul and Backhaul Alaska at their 2019 Annual Convention! 

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