Free tire collection event

This Saturday, the 19th, Knott Landfill is having their semi-annual free tire recycling event. From the County:

Residents are encouraged to dispose of unwanted tires free at a collection event scheduled on  Saturday, March 19 at Deschutes County’s Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility.  The semi-annual event benefits the community by giving citizens an opportunity to dispose of used tires in a responsible manner.

The recycling event takes place at Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th St. in Bend, on Saturday, March 19, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Through the event, residents are encouraged to clean up their property as well as neighboring lands.

Tires both on-and-off the rim can be dropped off on March 19. Tires over 24.5″ (wheel diameter), farm equipment tires, tires from businesses, fleet tires, or heavy equipment tires will not be accepted at the event.

Limit: 12 tires per household. If you have more than 12 tires to recycle, please contact the Solid Waste office in advance for approval.

For more information, please contact the Deschutes County Solid Waste Office at (541) 317-3163 or visit the Solid Waste website at