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Petroglyph Festival/ Rock Art Festival

Petroglyph Festival/ Rock Art Festival

Announcing the inaugural Petroglyph Festival coming November 2014!

  In celebration of the magnificent desert, the City of Ridgecrest invites art enthusiasts, nature lovers, history buffs, world travelers,…



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Recycling and Diversion


Got Questions on Recycling?
view our brochure for more info 

Community Clean-Up

The clean-up was held Saturday, February 27th on French Ave along the right hand side of the road in the dirt area.

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Where else can I take my recyclables?

  • Dave Pearsons Recycling Center - Cardboard Accepted (No Paper)j0431575.png
    Telephone: (760) 446-0449
    Address: 1536 N. Mahan
    Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8:00 - 5:00, Saturday 9:00 - 2:00
  • Click Here for materials accepted at Pearsons.
  • Golden Empire Salvage
    Telephone: (760) 371-4406
    Address: 811 E. Ridgecrest Blvd.
  • RePlanet - Beverage containers only
    In the Wal Mart parking lot
  • Ridgecrest Landfill
    Tel: (800) 552-KERN (Option 6)
    Address: 3301 Bowman Road
    Click here for the Kern County Recycling Guide. 
    Click here to go to the Kern County Waste Management Department website for information on County programs and facilities (such as Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events, Used Motor Oil Recycling.
    Ridgecrest Landfill accepts paper for recycling - no magazines, junk mail or office paper.


What Can I Recycle at City Hall?

 Whilst the City undergoes the process of improving recycling facilities in Ridgecrest, City Hall will accept the following items from residents for recycling.  These recycling programs have been set up in partnership with local charities/fund raising groups:

  • Printer Cartridges – bring these to the Information Desk at the front of City Hall – this program is in partnership with the Torch Club of Castle X Teen Facility (Boys and Girls Club).
  • Cans and Bottles – bring your cans and bottles into the foyer of City Hall.  Bins are provided – this program is in partnership with the Habitat for Humanity.
  • Soda Tabs – bring your soda tabs into the foyer of City Hall.  Bins are provided – this program is in partnership with the Lions Club of Ridgecrest
  • Telephone Books – this is an annual event conducted in October/November after new phone books are distributed.

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What can I do about Junk Mail?

Junk Mail fills up landfills – see this article for ideas on how to stop junk mail. 


What about Eco-Friendly Products?

Trying to find new ways to live earth-friendly? Browse the provided websites for the latest echo friendly products. You will be able to find any product possible, as well as Echo-friendly Restaurants. Check it out and be amazed by all the different ways you can contribute to living a earth friendly life!

*globalgoodspartners.org - Where you can find all sorts of handmade gifts that support women 

*GreenandMore.com - The one stop solution for eco friendly lifestyles

If you would like any further information or have any questions please feel free to call our Recycling Coordinator – @ 499-5062 or visit our frequently asked questions page under the recycling section.

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