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Junk Pickup
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) picked up curbside by their recycling collection company. Each pickup includes up to three large items.

Schedule a free junk pickup appointment 
Call your recycling company to get a date for your pickup. 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
Junk Pickup Set Out
Set out your items up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. More examples of other types of junk pickup items.

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 junk pickup.

Mixed Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris cannot be collected through the junk pickup program. Residents may choose their own hauler from the list of non-exclusive haulers for C&D debris removal. If you have items including, but not limited to, carpet, scrap lumber, or appliances, please see the list of acceptable junk pickup items for specific dimensional guidelines and set out instructions.

Businesses can visit for junk pickup.

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.