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Keep Kern Beautiful Looking To Recruit Committee Members

    Kern County, CA (Mar. 3, 2021) – Over the past year, the Kern County Public Works Department has been working diligently with different community members throughout the County…

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March Bulky Waste Collection Events

Kern County, CA – Do you have large items you want to get rid of, but simply does not fit in your trash container? Kern County Public Works Department will…

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Kern County Bulky Waste Collection in Lamont

Kern County, CA – Do you have large items you want to get rid of, but simply does not fit in your trash container? Kern County Public Works Department will…

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February One-Day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential hazardous waste…

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January One-Day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential hazardous waste…

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Roberts Lane & Buttonwillow Transfer Stations Permanently Closed

Due to unforeseeable circumstances, the Public Works Department has decided to permanently close two of temporary facilities: the Roberts Lane and Buttonwillow transfer stations. Residents who previously used the Roberts…

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2020 Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Every year, Kern County Public Works promotes the Christmas Tree Recycling Program that runs from Saturday, December 26, 2020, through Sunday, January 10, 2021. This program encourages residents throughout the…

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Changes To Treated Wood Waste Acceptance At County Landfills

Kern County, CA – In late September, the Governor of the State of California, Gavin Newsom, vetoed Senate Bill (SB) 68. This bill focused on extending the Alternate Management Standards…

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Bena, Shafter-Wasco, Kern Valley Diversion Sites Now Accepts Used Carpet For Recycling

Bakersfield, CA – Homeowners, carpet installers, and other contractors in Kern County will be able to drop off carpet for recycling at the Bena, Shafter-Wasco, and Kern Valley diversion sites.…

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November One-Day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential hazardous waste…

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