Alaska Plastic Recovery, the company behind Grizzly Wood, has made it through its first big year of work, traveling to and collecting more than 600,000 pounds of recycled plastic in eight Southcentral communities and turning it into formed-plastic lengths of recycled plastic lumber, or RPL, and bricks, useful for making signposts, decking, picnic tables, benches, and retaining walls.
Donlin Gold worked with tribal entities and community groups in the Middle Kuskokwim to haul away nearly 235,000 pounds of electronic and other waste this year.
Alaska to receive more than $440 million through Indian Health Service to improve sanitation infrastructure in communities across the state.
Environmental services firm Nortech added some new hires: Janine Way as Environmental Professional and Jacob Ferrill as an Environmental Staff Technician.
Three Alaska Native village corporations split $2.5 million, the first batch of a new federal grant program, to assess and clean up soil and water contamination.
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company published its first environmental, social, and governance report, which tallies workforce diversity, emergency preparedness, and corporate citizenship activities.