Council Commitee

  • ​Transportation & Environment Committee (TE)
  • Neighborhood Services & Education Committee (NSE)

​​Recycle in a Big Way!

Do you have old items you've been meaning to get rid of, but won't fit in your garbage or recycling cart?  As a San José resident in a single-family home you may schedule one large item collection (for up to three items) at no extra cost through June 30, 2016. With large item collection, you may leave up to three items at the curb which will be picked up by your recycling collection company. Large items include mattresses, sofas, refrigerators, tires, and more. To take advantage of large item collection, call and schedule a pick up date with your recycling collection company.

For downtown, north, east, and south San José, call California Waste Solutions at
(408) 213-7800.
For west San José, call GreenTeam of San Jose at
(408) 282-4400.

After taking advantage of the one large item collection at no extra cost, the fee for additional large item collections is $27.00 (for up to three items), and is paid directly to your recycling collection company. Residents in an apartment or condominium should contact their property manager to arrange a large item collection at no extra cost. 

 For more information, Frequently Asked Questions, and a list of eligible items can be found at:


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