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Grease collection event returns for 2020 holidays

Posted at 9:10 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 00:10:50-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The City of Bakersfield’s annual Holiday Grease Collection event returns for 2020, offering a safe disposal option for cooking oil and grease for City residents.

Starting Nov. 30 through Jan. 8, 2021.

Residents can stop by either of the City’s Holiday Grease Collection locations and dispose of used oil and grease in a safe and environmentally friendly way. Residents are asked to collect their used cooking oil and grease in sealed containers before dropping it off at the locations. There is no charge to dispose of used cooking oil and grease during the event.

Cooking oil and grease drop-off locations:
 City of Bakersfield Wastewater Treatment Plant 3, 6901 McCutchen Road

 North of River Sanitary District Main Office, 204 Universe Avenue

Residents may drop off their used cooking oil and grease at those locations Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The event is closed on Dec. 24 - 25, as well as Dec. 31- January 1, 2021.

For more information, please contact the Wastewater Division at (661) 326-3249.