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Helping to Keep Alaska Clean

2015 e-Waste Pickup in Nome

A recent collection of “e-waste” in Nome was a singular opportunity for our community to make rural Alaska a cleaner place to live. We were happy not only to spread the word about this important community need but also to take part in it!

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Recycling, Nome’s way

Matt and Anna Rose at e-Waste Event

Nome’s annual e-waste event took place in late May, offering residents a chance to responsibly dispose of all sorts of electronic equipment. Thanks to you, KNOM was there.

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Profile: Rural Recycling

With the addition of a new recycling facility out at the landfill, Nome and the Bering Straits region continue developing a waste management strategy unique to rural conditions. The approach is split between an urban recycling model that removes potentially hazardous waste from communities, and the indigenous practice of salvaging as much as possible for…

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Update News: Thursday, May 31, 2012

In Thursday’s news: City manager recommends tabling city gold permit for this season; DNR and state agencies to meet with miners; Chefornak VPSO accused of sexually abusing a minor; Governor signs bill to extend film tax credits and drilling incentives; Nome collects e-waste this weekend.

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