About Us

aboutUs We are over 3000 strong, a community of enthusiastic recyclers with a vision for our future. Valley Community for Recycling Solutions (VCRS) is a non-profit organization devoted to establishing recycling as a part of daily life in the Mat Su Valley region of Alaska. Since 1998 VCRS has provided recycling opportunities for our community; recovered and recycled tons of common household materials; and advocated for waste reduction and recycling best management practices in the Mat-Su Borough. Our Mission – Our mission is to educate and provide opportunities in our community to reduce, reuse, and recycle for the long-term good of all. Our Vision – Our vision is to establish the Mat-Su Borough as a model recycling community for Alaska. Our Strategies: OCEAN

  • Opportunity: Provide easily accessible opportunities to recycle
  • Community: Promote and maintain a sense of community
  • Education: Educate community re: reduce, reuse, and recycle
  • Advocacy: Advocate for public policies that support reducing, reusing, and recycling
  • Non-profit: Provide a comprehensive reliable recycling program to our community, putting our profits back into our program as a public service non-profit organization.

Check out our informational videos from our Jan. 6, 2011 Ribbon Cutting and two videos on YouTube!

VCRS – an oasis in a recycling desert

Valley Community for Recycling Solutions (VCRS) – Your Community Recycling Center YouTube

Valley Community for Recycling Solutions in Palmer, Alaska receives its Green Star Award

You can help today!

  • Become a Member.
  • Volunteer.
  • Help make our community a better place for everyone!