Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Free Yard Debris Recycling

Residents can recycle yard debris for free during the FireFree event.

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

Knott Landfill
May 1 - 9, closed Sunday
61050 SE 27th Street
7:00am - 4:30pm

Westside Collection Site
May 1 - 2 and May 8 - 9
19755 SW Simpson Avenue (between Century Drive & Mt. Washington on Simpson Ave.)
8:00 am - 4:00pm

Negus Transfer Station
May 15 - 16
2400 NE Maple Way
8:00 am - 4:00pm

Northwest Transfer Station
May 15 - 16
68200 Fryrear Road
8:00 am  - 4:00 pm

La Pine 
Southwest Transfer Station
May 15 - 16
54580 Highway 97
8:00 am - 4:00pm

Sunriver Compost Site
May 8 - 9
Cotton Wood Road
8:00 am - 4:00pm

For more information, call 541-322-7129 or visit

Friday, April 17, 2015

Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day Fair & Parade on April 25th!

The Parade
Our day of festivities kicks off with a colorful, creative parade filled with children and adults costumed as their favorite species.

10:30 am: Assemble on Louisiana Avenue next to McMenamin's

11:00 am: Parade starts (about 8 blocks through downtown Bend and ends at the Earth Day Fair)

The Fair
Join The Environmental Center for a fun and festive celebration of the natural world! There will be live music, art, local businesses, food, interactive displays and great hands-on activities for all ages. Be sure to stop by the Bend Garbage & Recycling booth! The activities will be going on until 3:00 pm. 

Location: Kansas Avenue in front of The Environmental Center (downtown Bend)