Monday, December 28, 2009
At no charge residents can take Christmas trees for recycling to Deschutes Recycling, located at Knott Landfill, Monday - Sunday, through January 31.
Other locations include Negus Transfer Station in Redmond, Northwest Transfer Station between Tumalo and Sisters, and Southwest Transfer Station located between Sunriver and La Pine. Contact the Department of Solid Waste for transfer station hours at 541-317-3163. Trees cannot have tinsel or flocking.
Monday, December 7, 2009
Both facilities will re-open the following days on Saturday, December 26 and Saturday, January 2 at 7:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Deschutes Recycling at 541-388-1910.
Monday, November 16, 2009
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Deschutes Recycling accepts computers (desktops and laptops), monitors and TVs and will recycle them for free. All other computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice and other electronic items and appliances can be recycled for a fee.
For more information about the disposal ban, go to www.co.deschutes.or.us/sw or www.oregonecycles.org
For a copy of the Recycling Guide from Deschutes Recycling regarding what items can be recycled for free or require a fee, go to www.deschutesrecycling.com and click on the recycling guide link.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Residents can recycle their yard debris at Deschutes Recycling, located at Knott Landfill, for half price, ($2.00 per cubic yard) from October 31 - November 15.
Yard debris must be clean of rocks, dirt, garbage and plastic bags.
Deschutes Recycling is open daily from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and will be closed on Veteran's Day, November 11th.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
They will re-open on Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
House Bill 3037 creates a statewide paint recycling program, beginning as a four-year pilot project. Paint companies will pay for and operate the program, with development assistance coming from DEQ.
The program will help manage an estimated 800,000 gallons of paint annually, a service valued at $6 million.
Source: Association of Oregon Recyclers, August 2009 Newsletter
The free event is from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and is for residents only.
On or off the rim is acceptable, please keep them separated.
Tires with rim size of up to 24 1/2" will be accepted. Limit 12 tires per load.
Please no heavy equipment tires, retailers or fleet tires.
For more information, contact Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste at 541-317-3163.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Residents can bring up to seven of these items per visit and recycle them for free anytime during normal operating hours of Monday - Sunday from 7:00am - 4:30pm, closed holidays.
All other computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice and other electronic items can be recycled for a fee.
Bring your personal documents to Deschutes Recycling for shredding. Your documents will be put in a SecureShred locking cart and will be shredded with the SecureShred truck. It’s safe and secure with our locking roll carts!
For information on rates, please call 382-2263. Materials accepted at Deschutes Recycling 7 Days A Week from 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., closed holidays.
And if you'd prefer, you can schedule the SecureShred truck to come to your home or business and we'll shred your documents right on site.
Compost is crucial to any gardening or landscaping endeavor.