Deschutes Recycling is located at Knott Landfill at 61050 SE 27th Street in Bend. Once you enter the landfill, follow the signs to Recycling and Organics.
Deschutes Recycling’s Summer Hours (May 1st – October 31st) are Monday – Sunday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Our Winter Hours (November 1st – April 30th) are Monday – Saturday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm. We are closed for holidays; New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Alfalfa Transfer Station
Walker Road between Dodds and Alfalfa Market Road
Negus Transfer & Recycle Station
East of Canal Blvd. on Negus Way in Redmond
Northwest Transfer & Recycle Station
Between Tumalo & Sisters on Fryrear Road
Sisters Recycle Center
328 W. Sisters Park Drive
Southwest Transfer Station
Off Hwy. 97 between Sunriver & LaPine
Click on the Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste and go to their events section for a list of dates or contact 541-317-3163.
Yes, our SoilBuilder® and BioFine® compost is locally produced from yard debris waste right here in Central Oregon. Our compost products carry the US Composting Council Seal of Testing Assurance to ensure quality and reliability. Click on the DR Compost Brochure for more information regarding our products and services.
Yes, we rent Compost Walk-Behind Spreaders. Click onto the DR Compost Brochure for rental rates.
Click onto the DR Compost Brochure for more information on other products and services.
Yes, we deliver anywhere in Central Oregon, Monday – Friday. Contact Deschutes Recycling at 541-388-1910 for information on delivery rates in your area.
Yes, yard debris, clean wood waste, stumps and sod can all be recycled. No rocks, dirt, garbage or plastic bags. We do not accept concrete or rocks. County ordinance requires all loads be covered.
Download the DR Recycling Guide which lists acceptable items for recycling
Download the DR Recycling Guide which lists items that can be recycled for free and which items require a recycling processing fee.
No, Styrofoam is not recyclable locally and must be disposed of in your trash.
Although plastic grocery bags are recyclable, they cannot go into the commingle stream and are not accepted at Deschutes Recycling. Plastic grocery bags can be recycled at participating grocery stores. If put in the recycling cart, grocery bags and other plastics such as saran wrap, garbage bags and plastic film cannot be separated out and will contaminate the other commingle material.
Yes we accept BBQ’s at no charge. Propane tanks must be removed and empty.
Yes, we accept lawn mowers at no charge. All fluids must be removed.
Yes, all water must be emptied. Click on the DR Recycling Guide processing fees.
Yes, for residential only, paint can be recycled for free – up to 10 gallons. Commercial businesses need to contact the Household Hazardous Waste Facility at Knott Landfill at 541-317-3163.
Yes, used motor oil can be recycled at no charge.
Yes, scrap metal can be recycled at no charge. Scrap metal must be free of any wood, concrete or debris.
Yes, we accept all forms of metal fence materials at no charge. No concrete attached.
Yes, you can recycle work out equipment at no charge. Fabric seating must be removed.
Yes. Residents can bring up to seven of the following items for recycling at no charge: computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, keyboards, mice, and desktop printers. All other computer peripherals, electronic items and appliances can be recycled for a fee. Download the DR Recycling Guide form for a list of items that can be recycled for free and which ones require a recycling processing fee. E-waste from businesses are subject to a fee.
E-waste can be brought in anytime during normal hours of operation. Deschutes Recycling’s Summer Hours (May 1st – October 31st) are Monday – Sunday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Our Winter Hours (November 1st – April 30th) are Monday – Saturday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm.
Yes, you can bring your documents to Deschutes Recycling during operating hours for a fee and dispose of your documents in a secured locking roll cart. The carts are stored in a secured, locked building and SecureShred will come and shred the materials directly from the cart into the shredding truck.
Central Oregon Environmental Services, a division of Bend Garbage & Recycling, has specially trained personnel for the collection and disposal of medical waste items used in your home or medical office. These materials are disposed of safely and in accordance with state law.
For more information, go to bendgarbage.com or contact 541-382-2263.