The ASWCD Forage Directory, a comprehensive list of local producers
to ns per year
Yard Waste (commercial and household) 13,373 1
Wo o d M aterial fro m A ncho rage Wo o dlo t 2,500 2
C o nstructio n, D emo litio n and Land C learing Waste (wo o d fractio n o nly) 10,000 1,4
P allets 4,500 3
Other Wo o d Waste 15,748 1
F o o d Waste (commercial and household) 24,174 1
B arn Waste (manure and bedding, primarily horses) 43,800 5
- N ewspaper 15,787 1
- C o rrugated C ardbo ard 31,520 1
- M ixed P aper 51,899 1
B io so lids (from wastewater treatment) 20,000 year round
Anchorage Soil and Water Conservation District
Summary of Organic Waste Composition Data for Anchorage
Sound Resource M anagement, Waste Flow Analysis and Background Document, Working Draft , August 8, 1998. This waste flow analysis and background document was produced as a
preparatory step to the Anchorage Waste Reduction and Recycling Task Force's planning process. The report summarizes information available at that time, including four analyses of
Anchorage municipal solid waste composition conducted in 1997, 1982, 1978 and 1972 on waste delivered to M OA transfer facilities.
Larson, Eric, and Patricia DeRoche, Potential Supplies and Costs of Waste Wood and Paper in Southcentral Alaska , Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska
Anchorage, July 1996.
Estimate based on assumption wood accounts for between 13%and 21%of construction, demolition and land clearing waste. Other fractions of this waste stream may also be
Estimate based on an Anchorage horse population of 4,000 animals, and an average daily production rate of manure and bedding of 60 pounds per horse per day, as per Penn State
College of Agricultural Sciences publication, Horse Stable M anure M anagement , 2002.
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