The Department of Solid Waste in Deschutes County, with participation and assistance by Deschutes Recycling, will be offering county residents free Christmas tree disposal services this season.
Residents are invited to take their trees to Knott Landfill at 61000 SE 27th Street in Bend for disposal. The trees will be recycled free of charge from Tuesday, December 26 through Monday, January 31 between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Trees may also be taken to Deschutes County transfer stations located off Negus Way in Redmond, Fryrear Road in Sisters, and South Highway 97 between Sunriver and La Pine. The transfer stations will accept trees on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Only trees with stands and decorations removed will be accepted. For more information on this season's free Christmas tree disposal, call 317.3163.