Thursday, March 30, 2017

Earth Day Celebration

2017 Earth Day Fair & Parade

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Parade will start at 11:30 a.m. in downtown Bend. The parade ends at the Earth Day Fair.

The Fair will feature live music, art, local businesses, a variety of food, interactive displays and great hand-on activities for all ages. The fair takes place on Kansas Avenue in front of The Environmental Center (downtown Bend).

Be sure to stop by the Bend Garbage & Recycling and Deschutes Recycling booth! The activities will be going on until 3:00 p.m.

Please visit The Environmental Center's website for more information.

New Product at Deschutes Recycling, Premium Ground Cover

Deschutes Recycling is offering a new product, Premium Ground Cover.

Premium Ground Cover is an attractive ground cover comprised of composted wood. The wood is reground and screened to 5/8". Premium Ground Cover provides water retention and weed blocked cover.

During our Compost Sale (April 1 - 30, 2017) we will be offering Premium Ground Cover at an introductory rate of $16/yard which is 40% off the normal rate of $28/yard.

Deschutes Recycling offers self-haul as well as convenient delivery anywhere in Central Oregon.

For more information about the products and services Deschutes Recycling offers, please call 541-388-1910 or visit our website

Free 'Bring Your Own Bucket' Event

Newport Avenue Market and Deschutes Recycling are sponsoring the annual "Bring Your Own Bucket" event.

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00 a.m. while supplies last

Where: Newport Avenue Market, 1121 NW Newport Avenue, Bend

Customers are invited to come down to Newport Avenue Market and bring their own 5 gallon bucket to fill with Deschutes Recycling's ReGrow Compost for free (while supplies last).

ReGrow compost is a nutrient rich product made from locally recycled yard trimmings, recycled food and vegetable trimmings. ReGrow compost is a perfect supplement to the sandy Central Oregon soils.

Cubic Foot Bags of ReGrow will also be available for sale.

For more information, please contact Newport Avenue Market 541-382-3940.

Compost Sale

Deschutes Recycling is offering $3.00 per cubic yard of bulk BioFine and SoilBuilder compost.
The sale will run April 1 - 30, 2017. 

BioFine - $23/yard (normally $26/yard)

SoilBuilder - $17/yard (normally $20/yard)

NEW Product! Premium Ground Cover. Introductory Price - $16/yard (40% off!).

Pick up your compost today and give your garden a boost! Main uses for compost include: soil amendment, mulch, lawn top dressing and potting soil.

Deschutes Recycling is located at Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th Street in Bend. Self-haul or convenient delivery available.

Sale is not valid on any other products.

For more information call 541-388-1910 or visit our website

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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 - 61050 SE 27th Street
May 6 - 14, 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Westside Collection Site - 19755 SW Simpson Ave.
May 5 - 6, 2017 & May 12 - 13, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Negus Transfer Station - 2400 NE Maple Way
June 2 -3, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Northwest Transfer Station - 68200 Fryrear Road
June 2 -3, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

For more information and a list of other locations, call 541-322-7129 or visit