Recycle your appliances for free Aug. 17

POSTED: 3:16 PM PDT July 9, 2013    UPDATED: 3:18 PM PDT July 9, 2013 
BEND, Ore. -

Deschutes County annual appliance recycling event will be held Saturday, August 17 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility, 61050 SE 27th St. in Bend.

Residents are encouraged to recycle their own used appliances and appliances that have been dumped on or around their property.

Only the items listed below will be accepted at the appliance event:

Stoves                        Ovens                                     Washers

Air conditioners         Dishwashers                          Dryers

Refrigerators*            Trash Compactors*              Water heaters

Freezers*                   Furnaces                                Heat Pumps

* These items will not be accepted if they contain food or food residue