Local Boy Scout troops will be collecting and recycling Christmas trees in your Bend community Saturday January 2, Sunday, January 3, and Saturday, January 9, 2021.  Requested minimum donation is $10.00. Donations go directly to supporting Boy Scout activities throughout the year.

Individual troops in your area will post door flyers specifying which days they will be picking up trees in your neighborhood. Please have your tree out by 8:00 a.m. Trees will be recycled so please have trees cleaned of all lights, decorations and tinsel.

No need to call to have your tree picked up. Phone numbers are available below if special instructions need to be communicated for pickup or if you are out of the area.

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

For more detail about Boy Scouts Christmas Tree Collections, visit https://sites.google.com/view/bsa-troop-25bend-or/fundraisers/christmas-trees

Republic Services, formerly Bend Garbage & Recycling, will collect your tree on your garbage day the week of January 11 – 15, 2021 for a $5 charge. Set your tree out next to your roll cart.

For city customers with curbside yard debris service, you can recycle your Christmas tree by cutting the tree down to smaller pieces and placing in your yard debris cart.

At no charge Deschutes Recycling, located at Knott Landfill (61050 SE 27th Street, Bend), will take Christmas trees from residents for recycling December 26, 2020 – January 30, 2021.  Flocked trees are not accepted. Trees must be cleaned of all lights, decorations, tinsel, and wires.

Christmas lights can also be recycled at Deschutes Recycling at no charge. Lights must be removed from the tree.

Deschutes Recycling winter schedule is Monday – Saturday, 7:00am – 4:30pm, closed Sunday and holidays.