As of 5/2/2020

Currently Scheduled for Reopening:

Temporary Collection Events will resume on 5/2, Cities with events that were cancelled will have new events in the upcoming months, for additional information, view our events page.

The Ridgecrest Special Waste Facility is scheduled to reopen on 5/23. The Mojave Special Waste Facility will reopen on 5/19 for Business Appointments Only and Residential Collection will begin on 6/27.

As of 5/29/2020

The following facilities or programs will remain CLOSED until further notice:

The Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Roberts Lane transfer stations, along with the Stop'n' Shop Program at the Bakersfield Special Waste Facility.

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