AFE 2018:

The 20th Alaska Forum on the Environment will be
February 12-16, 2018


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Alaska Forum on the Environment

The 20th Alaska Forum on the Environment will be held February 12-16, 2018!  Register or submit a presentation request today.

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Green Star

Eleven companies made the commitment in 2017 to sign up for the program, or re-certify their program through Green Star.

By meeting the Green Star Standards, these organizations can demonstrate to the public that they have gone well beyond compliance with environmental regulations and have voluntarily implemented a thorough waste prevention and pollution prevention plan. 

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Interested in participating in our Environment Technician Apprenticeship Program?  Learn More >>


Employers: Help match apprentices to employment as Environmental Technicians while promoting local hire. Save your business thousands in training costs by working with the Apprentice Program to find and train your next employee.

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Rural Alaska Landfill Operator (RALO) Training: Thanks to the support of USDA Rural Development, we are able to announce our 2017-2018 RALO Training dates!   Learn more or sign up now >>

Online Training: The Alaska Forum offers an extensive lineup of courses all available on-line!   
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About AFE

The Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) is a statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, non-profit and for-profit businesses, community leaders, Alaskan youth, conservationists, biologists and community elders. The 2018 event will be at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska on February 12-16, 2018.  This will be our 20th year providing a strong educational foundation for all Alaskans and a unique opportunity to interact with others on environmental issues and challenges. Learn More >

About Green Star

Green Star is a program of the Alaska Forum and serves Alaska as a Pollution Prevention Resource. The Green Star Program works collaboratively with businesses and organizations that desire to implement waste reduction, energy conservation, pollution prevention and to promote environmental protections.  This is accomplished through education, technical assistance, and the Green Star certification program. Learn More >

About Apprenticeship

The Alaska Forum is the registered sponsor of the Environmental Technician Apprenticeship Program by the US Department of Labor. An Environmental Technician Apprentice will receive specific classroom instruction and work 4,000 hours of on-the-job training to develop skills as a proficient and versatile worker.
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Training Opportunities

The Rural Alaska Landfill Operator (RALO) Training schedule includes an April session in Anchorage and a May session in Aniak, AK.  More Info >> 

The Alaska Forum offers and extensive library of on-line training courses, starting at just $49.   Course List >>