It's the season for spring cleaning and Solid Waste Services is making it easier by offering two free dump days for people in the Anchorage area including Girdwood.

The free dump days mark the start and end of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce's Citywide Cleanup. SWS says last year, they donated over $140,000 to help with the Citywide Cleanup.

"We work hard to provide safe, efficient and innovative solid waste disposal to the Municipality's residents all year long," said Mark Spafford, Solid Waste Services' general manager. "We are proud to offer this well-loved community service each year."

The free dump days will be held at the Anchorage Regional Landfill and Girdwood Transfer Station.

Free dump days in Anchorage and Girdwood

Anchorage Girdwood
Saturday, April 27 and Saturday, May 4
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Anchorage Regional Landfill
15500 E. Eagle River Loop Road
Saturday, April 27 and Saturday, May 4
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Girdwood Transfer Station
Ruane St, Girdwood, AK 99587

SWS says the Central Transfer Station in Anchorage will be closed during the free dump days.

No oversized trailers or U-haul type vehicles will be allowed. Loads must weigh less than 1,000 pounds and secured loads must be able to fit in a standard pick-up truck bed (8 feet by 5.5 feet by 3 feet). Residents could face a fine for unsecured loads. Fees will apply for disposing of more than 40 pounds of household hazardous waste and appliances like refrigerators or air conditioners that contain freon.

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