Public Notices

2021 Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Each year, Kern County Public Works promotes the Christmas Tree Recycling Program, which runs from Sunday, December 26, 2021 through Monday, January 10, 2022. The program encourages residents throughout the…

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Winter Holiday Closures 2021

Happy Holidays from Kern County Public Works Department! Our offices will be closed beginning Thursday, December 23, 2021 through Friday, December 31, 2021. Normal office hours will resume on Monday,…

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Thanksgiving Day Holiday Closures

All Kern County disposal sites, including sanitary landfills, transfer stations, bin sites, and special waste facilities will be closed Thursday, November 25, 2021 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. All disposal…

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Fourth of July Holiday Closures

All Kern County landfills, transfer stations, and special waste facilities will be closed Sunday, 4th of July, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. All landfills, transfer stations, and special waste facilities…

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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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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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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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Kern County Public Works Department To Host Fall Bulky Waste Collection Event

FALL BULKY WASTE COLLECTION EVENT Bakersfield, CA – Tired of holding onto unwanted household bulky waste items? The Kern County Public Works Department will be hosting its annual Fall Bulky…

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