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2017 - 2018 Holiday Collection Schedule
If your usual garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings collection or street sweeping day falls on or after the Thanksgiving holiday, your collection and sweep day will be one day later during the week. During the weeks of December 24 and 31, collection will be one day later both weeks.

Holiday Tree Recycling
Curbside collection of holiday trees will be on your regular collection day from December 26, 2017 to February 2, 2018. Remove stands, tinsel, and decorations. Cut into 5-foot pieces. Set out by 6:00 a.m.

Recycling in San José

Four companies help the City to collect your garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings. Find your garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings collection day, street sweeping schedule, neighborhood cleanup event, or service provider contact information by simply entering your house number and zip code into the Residential Services Lookup.

Visit these links to understand how to participate in the curbside recycling program:

Recycling Guide and Reference Sheet
The City of San José Recycling Guide and What to Recycle Reference Sheet includes what's recyclable, proper setout instructions, program services, and important phone numbers. See the links under the Resources menu to view or print a copy. You may also place an order online or call Customer Service at (408) 535-3500 to request a free copy to be mailed to you.

To learn more about items that are commonly placed in the recycling cart that are not recyclable and what items can be recycled, check out the Trilingual Recycle Right Flyer.

Property managers or owners of apartments or condominium complexes should contact GreenTeam of San Jose at (408) 282-4400 to order What to Recycle Reference Sheets and Recycling Guides in bulk.