Kern County Waste Management FAQ Jump to :Trash & Recycling Collection | Hazardous Waste | Landfills, Transfer Stations, & Bin Sites Trash & Recycling Collection Why wasn’t my trash/recycling picked up? Who collects my trash/recycling? Where can I take my trash? Where can I rent a large trash dumpster or bin? What can I do with my recyclables? Can I get additional trash/recycling containers? Hazardous Waste Where can I legally dispose of Household Hazardous Waste? What is Household Hazardous Waste? Can I bring waste from my business to one of the County Hazardous Waste Facilities? Landfills, Transfer Stations, & Bin Sites Why can’t I take or buy something I see at a Disposal Site? Where is the nearest Disposal Site? What is construction/demolition (C&D) waste? What is considered to be (non-chargeable) Residential Waste? What forms of payment can I use to pay my Disposal Fees? What are the Hours of Operation at the Disposal Sites? What are the gate fees to dispose of trash? I am running 5 minutes late, will you keep the gate open for me? How do I dispose of a dead animal? Do Kern County Disposal Sites accept dirt? Do I need to show proof of residency at Disposal Sites? Do I need to cover my trash load while driving to a Disposal Site? Are tires accepted at County Disposal Sites? Are Disposal Sites open during bad weather?