Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Kern County Waste Management Department will be collecting hazardous waste at the Kern Valley Transfer Station located at 9800 Sierra Way on:

September 4, 2010 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm 

This collection even is for RESIDENTS ONLY

Business waste is accepted by appointment only by calling 661-862-8922.

Transportation Guidelines

  • Transport no more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of waste per trip
  • Make sure containers are not leaking and are properly labeled
  • Containers must be 5 gallons or smaller
  • Keep waste separated and away from passengers

Accepted Hazardous Waste
Automotive Fluids
Household Cleaners
Batteries (Auto & Home) Mercury Thermometers
Expired Medications
Paint & Paint Products
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Pesticides & Weed Killers
Home Generated Sharps
Pool & Spa Chemicals










If you have any questions regarding hazardous waste or the hazardous waste collection schedule contact the Kern County Waste Management Department at 661-862-8900 or 1-800-552-KERN, option 6, or www.co.kern.ca.us/wmd

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