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Cans should be placed out with handles facing your house, spaced 3 to 5 feet of each other and not over filled. See the Curbside Placement Notice (PNG) for more details.
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All cans must be out by 5 am ready for collection. The Sanitation Department staff completes trash collection by 1:30 pm.
Trash is collected Monday for side A and Tuesday for side B. See the Trash Collection page for further information.
Green waste is collected Thursday for side A and Friday for side B. See the Trash Collection page for further information.
Trash and green waste are collected once a week.
Call 661-758-7271 and describe what happened. The trash can/bin will either be repaired or replaced depending on the situation.
Call 661-758-7230 and notify the office that your trash/green waste can is missing. You will be charged a fee to replace it.
A $40 per container fee that will be applied to replace containers.
You can increase trash service at any time. To reduce trash service, you will be on a two-week probationary period to assess your trash intake to determine if the decrease in service is warranted. Please call 661-758-7230 for more information.
This depends on the increase. You may call 661-758-7230 to obtain more information.
Call 661-758-7271 and describe the situation. The request will be handled at earliest convenience by a Sanitation employee.
Please refer to the 2022 Waste Calendar (PDF) for exceptions to the pick-up schedule.
Green waste entails vegetation and yard waste. Limbs cannot be longer than 4 feet in length, no trash, etc. See the Trash Collection page for other items that are not accepted.
If green waste is contaminated it will be tagged and not picked up until contaminants are removed.
The City has an Annual Community Cleanup Day where bulky items can be dropped off to. Please call 661-758-7216 for more information regarding when this event will take place
The City has an Annual Community Cleanup Day where bulky items can be dropped off. Please call 661-758-7216 for more information regarding when this event takes place.
Or you may dispose of your items at the Kern County Landfill located at 17621 Scofield Ave, Shafter, CA 93263. For any questions, please call the County Office at 661-862-8900 or visit: https://kernpublicworks.com/waste-management/disposal-sites/
The City has placed 3 recycling roll off bins around town; refer to the Community Recycle Drop-Off Centers map for locations.