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Holiday Collection Schedule Changes2016 Holiday Recycling Schedule
During Thanksgiving week, if your usual garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings collection or street sweeping day falls on Thursday or Friday (November 24 or 25), your collection and sweep day will be one day later during the week. This holiday season, the collection schedule does not change on Christmas or New Year's Day.

Christmas Tree Recycling
Curbside collection of holiday trees is on your collection day beginning December 26, 2016 through January 27, 2017. Remove stands, tinsel, and decorations. Cut into 5-foot pieces. Set out on the curb near your carts by 6:00 a.m.

Recycling in San José
Four companies collect residential 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.

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.

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 for their tenants.