BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its last free community shred event and drug disposal of 2023, with the assistance of Republic Services, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Terrebonne Elementary School, 1199 B Avenue.
This is a residential free shred event and is not intended for business/commercial shredding, the agency said in its announcement, which continues below.
We can accept paper clips and staples but cannot take plastic bags or three ring binders. We are asking that people limit the number of documents to be shredded to no more than four boxes.
If you have more than four boxes of material to be shredded, we are asking that you contact Republic Services at 541-352-2263 to determine how to dispose of your items.
Medications accepted are prescription, patches, ointments, over the counter, vitamins, samples, and medications for pets.
NO SHARPS, THERMOMETERS, INHALERS, ETC.
New to the shred event and drug disposal is a flag disposal. If anyone has an old tattered American flag, they would like properly disposed of it can be done at these events.
Food donations are also accepted during the event, which will go to a local foodbank.