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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.