Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Half Price Yard Debris Recyclilng Event

October 31 - November 12, 2011, residents can recycle their yard debris at Deschutes Recycling for half price ($2.00 per cubic yard).

Deschutes Recycling is located at Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th Street in Bend.

FireFree encourages residents to complete their fall cleanup and maintenance of defensible space by bringing branches, leaves, shrubs and pine needles to Deschutes Recycling during the event. "With the burn ban in place inside the Bend city limits, this is an excellent opportunity for Bend residents to recycle their debris inexpensively and legally," says Katie Lighthall, FireFree Coordinator.

Yard debris must be clean; no rocks, dirt, garbage or plastic bags.

Deschutes Recycling is open Monday - Saturday, (closed Sundays & Holidays)
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Deschutes Recycling will also be closed on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2011

Deschutes Recycling Donates Produce from Garden to NeighborImpact

This is the second year for the Deschutes Recycling Garden, located at Knott Landfill in Bend.

The garden was started with the goal of donating all of its' produce to local food banks in Central Oregon. Deschutes Recycling employees plant and maintain the garden throughout the spring and summer.

To date, Deschutes Recycling has donated over 815 pounds of produce to NeighborImpact. This is up from 160 pounds in 2010. NeighborImpact will distribute the fresh produce to local food banks, helping them to provide nutritious food to Central Oregonions.

"This has been a great project and our employees love being involved with the garden. NeighborImpact is a great partner and we look forward to watching this garden grow year over year," said Brad Bailey, President of Deschutes Recycling.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Free Tire Collection Event at Knott Landfill

Saturday, September 17, 2011 from 7:00am - 4:30pm, residents can bring old snow tires and balding retreads to Knott Landfill for recycling.

Knott Landfill is located at 61050 SE 27th Street in Bend.

Tires up to 24.5" inside diameter will be accepted from households only. Tires can be on or off the rim but please keep them separated.

Limit of 12 tires per household. If you have more than 12 tires, please contact the Solid Waste office at 541-317-3163.

This event is not intended for businesses or retailers.