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Christmas Tree Recycling Locations

      Oh, Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree – what do I do with your branches? Each year, the Kern County Public Works Department hosts its Annual Christmas Tree…

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December 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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EcoHero Returns to Kern County

  Starting on Tuesday, October 29th, Kern County students will receive visits from a super hero, as Kern County Public Works continues to offer performances from The EcoHero Show at…

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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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Keep Kern Beautiful Community Workshop

Kern County Public Works is embarking on affiliation with Keep America Beautiful®, the leading national community improvement nonprofit organization that inspires and educates people to take action every day to…

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Kern Transit Unveils NEW Electric Bus for Rideshare Week 2019!

Kern County Public Works and Kern Council of Governments will be hosting a press conference to launch “Ride Share” week and to introduce our first fully electric Kern Transit Bus…

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Fall Bulky Waste Collection Event – Saturday, October 19, 2019

BULKY WASTE COLLECTION EVENT Once again, the Kern County Public Works Department and Kern Refuse Haulers are joining efforts to help beautify our community by hosting a Bulky Waste Collection…

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October 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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September 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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August 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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Kern County Public Works Department

Mission Statement: To provide public infrastructure, facilitate development, and deliver services that protect and enhance the lives of the people of Kern County.

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