The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled at the Lebec Transfer Station for this Saturday, January 21, 2017 has been CANCELLED due to the weather and possible road closures.  “We have another Household Hazardous Waste Collection event scheduled for April 15, 2017 at the Lebec Transfer Station” said Nancy Ewert, Assistant Public Works Director.  Residents… [ read more » ]

It’s here once again!  The gifts have been opened, the food has been eaten and, the lights will soon come down the Christmas tree.  What can you do with that dried up old tree?  Recycle it!!   It’s as easy as 1•2•3.   Kern County residents are urged to recycle their Christmas trees in one of… [ read more » ]

Due to the Erskine Fire, four temporary collection sites have been set up to assist residents from the affected areas with disposal of food waste resulting by the prolonged power outage. Beginning Tuesday, June 28, 2016 and ending Friday, July 1, 2016, lined roll-off containers will be available to residents from 8AM to 8PM at… [ read more » ]

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled at the Lebec Transfer Station for this Saturday, October 17, 2015 has been CANCELLED due to the weather and road closures. “We have another Household Hazardous Waste Collection event scheduled for January 16, 2016 at the Lebec Transfer Station” said Nancy Ewert, Assistant Public Works Director. Residents in… [ read more » ]

All Kern County landfills and transfer stations will be closed Saturday, 4th of July, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.  “We recognize that people clean up around their yards and home during the holiday and we want to get the word out that landfills, transfer stations, and special waste facilities will be closed on the 4th… [ read more » ]

It’s here once again!  The gifts have been opened, the food has been eaten and, the lights will soon come down the Christmas tree.  What can you do with that dried up old tree?  Recycle it!!   It’s as easy as 1•2•3.   Kern County residents are urged to recycle their Christmas trees in one of… [ read more » ]

The California Recycling Challenge is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for K-12 school recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their school communities.  Over a one month period, schools report recycling and trash data which are then ranked according to who collects the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the largest amount of… [ read more » ]