Neighborhood Clean-Up events (NCUs) provide San José residents with a way to dispose of unwanted items. NCUs are held rain or shine in different neighborhoods throughout the year and occur every three years per neighborhood. The majority of collected materials are either recycled or reused. The City’s Code Enforcement Division mails households a postcard which residents must bring to the NCU for entry. Please note that long lines are to be expected and staff may guide residents to another site if necessary.
Residents can only attend the NCU in their designated neighborhood. Residents can look for their postcard in the mail or use the online Residential Services Lookup tool to see when their next neighborhood NCU is scheduled. Below is a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items: