With the arrival of spring temperatures, Deschutes County residents are encouraged to clean up their yards and take advantage of the FREE yard debris disposal event, beginning May 3, 2024.

The annual spring FireFree event allows residents to drop-off their yard debris at collection sites around Deschutes County free of charge (dates, times and locations vary). The event is meant to inspire residents to prepare their homes for the threat of wildfire season.

Here are the dates, times and locations for the FireFree spring collection:

Bend: Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th St.

May 3 – May 12 (7 days a week)

7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunriver: Sunriver Compost Site, 18305 Cottonwood Rd.

May 3 – May 4 (Friday and Saturday)

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

La Pine: Southwest Transfer Station, 54580 Hwy 97

May 31 – June 8 (Monday–Saturday)

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Redmond: Negus Transfer Station, 2400 NE Maple Ave.

May 31 – June 8 (Monday–Saturday)

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sisters: Northwest Transfer Station, 68200 Fryrear Rd.

May 31 – June 8 (Wednesday–Saturday)

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Click here for a list of what will and won’t be accepted.

For more information, call (541) 322-7129 or visit www.firefree.org.