Community Spotlight

Our new Community Spotlight feature will bring you regular stories of the communities that are helping us develop Backhaul Alaska to the program we all envision.

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 their subsistence resources and land for their main diet, socioeconomic status, and community well-being. Protecting their environment and subsistence resources is a community- wide priority. […]

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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 or Enhanced Recycling’! We are so excited to receive this award especially right as we are wrapping up another successful year of backhauling, safety training, […]

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