Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Christmas Tree Recycling

Boy Scouts troops will be collecting Christmas trees for recycling in your community on the weekends of December 28 & 29, 2013 and January 4 & 5, 2014.

Individual Troops will post door flyers specifying which days they will be picking up trees in your neighborhood.  If you do not receive a flyer, please call and leave a message using the phone numbers below.

541-385-3977 for pick-up SW Bend; west of 3rd Street and south of Newport/Greenwood

541-385-2692 for pick-up NW Bend; west of 3rd Street and north of Newport/Greenwood

541-385-2672 for pick-up NE Bend; east of 3rd Street and north of Greenwood/Highway 20

541-385-3942 for pick-up SE Bend; east of 3rd Street and south of Greenwood/Highway 20

Please have trees cleaned of all lights, decorations, tinsel and out of the stand.  Place trees at the end of the driveway by 8:00 a.m.

A tax-deductible donation of $5.00 is greatly appreciated.  Make your check payable to “Boy Scouts of America.”  Place the donation in a plastic bag and securely attach it to your tree with a rubber band.  Proceeds go directly to scouts and support their programs.

At no charge Deschutes Recycling, located at Knott Landfill, will take Christmas trees Monday - Saturday, January 2 through January 31, 2014.  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 guidelines and transfer station hours at 541-317-3163 or visit Trees cannot have tinsel or flocking.

Supoort NeighborImpact - Donate Today

Deschutes County Solid Waste is asking the public to bring a non-perishable food item to help support NeighborImpact.

All Transfer Sites are accepting donations during regular business hours now through January 4, 2014.

Deschutes Recycling
61050 SE 27th Street, Bend
Monday - Saturday
7:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Negus Transfer Station
2400 NE Maple Way, Redmond
Monday - Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Northwest Transfer Station
68200 Fryrear Rd, Sisters
Wednesday - Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Southwest Transfer Station
54580 Hwy 97, La Pine
Wednesday - Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NeighborImpact needs your support. Their pantry is on the verge of being completely empty. This food will help local residents. Visit their website at:

For more information, contact Deschutes County Solid Waste at 541.317.3163.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Deschutes Recycling Holiday Schedule

Deschutes Recycling, Knott Landfill and all Deschutes County Transfer Sites will be closed on the following holidays:

Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25, 2013

New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Facilities will open the following day at 7:00 am.

 For more information on the services Deschutes Recycling provides, visit or call 541-388-1910.