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Large Item Collection
It's easy & FREE to get rid of your junk
Residents in single-family homes can have large items (such as mattresses, sofas, refrigerators, tires, and more) collected curbside by their recycling collection company. Each collection includes up to three large items. The first two large item collections are free each year.

Schedule a free large item collection
Call your recycling company to get a date for your collection, typically completed within one to two weeks. To find your recycling collection company, please use the Residential Services Lookup.

Neighborhood Areas Recycling Collection Company
Downtown and north, east,
and south San José
California Waste Solutions
(408) 213-7800
West San José GreenTeam of San Jose
(408) 282-4400

Apartments & Condos
Apartment and condominium residents with communal garbage dumpster service can contact their property managers or GreenTeam of San Jose directly to arrange for free large item collections.

Businesses can visit for large item collection.

Recycling your large items keeps them out of the landfill and helps San José achieve its Zero Waste goal.

Report Illegal Dumping
Learn how to report and prevent illegal dumping.