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Keep Nome Clean: U-Call We-Haul Service Kicks Off Next Week

The City of Nome will host its U-Call We-Haul service next week starting on Tuesday, May 28. Residents will be able to call City Hall to schedule garbage pick up until noon on Friday. The City will also hold its annual Spring Clean Up Day on Saturday to celebrate community members’ week long efforts to […]

Dumpster Disarray: Confusion Piles as Residents Look For Answers

Uncollected trash due to inclement weather this past winter left many residents of Nome feeling frustrated. As trash began to accumulate residents sent emails, made calls, and posted on Facebook to ask for help. For many, those calls for help were left unanswered. The lack of communication was just the tip of the iceberg when […]

Keeping Nome Clean in 2016

Anahma and Ric at Nome e-Waste Pickup 2016

Recycling is a complicated and often-unwieldy — but still important — task in the Alaska Bush. That’s why we’re happy to spread the word about Nome’s annual e-waste recycling event — and why we participate ourselves.

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!

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.