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 An unlabeled debris box
Unlabeled bin: possibly unauthorized hauling
Report Suspicious Hauling Activities

The City enforces recycling and garbage hauling activities and related San José Municipal Code to protect public health, safety, and minimize impact to customer rates. Learn more about haulers authorized to provide service in San José.

Questions and Concerns
Email us with questions and concerns regarding recycling and garbage hauling, or to report the following recycling and garbage activities:
  • Suspicion of unauthorized hauling activities 
  • Improper storage of recyclables or garbage; including overflowing bins
  • Improper storage of dumpster or debris boxes for recyclables or garbage

 An overflowing debris box.
 Improper storage of recyclables and garbage
To report incidents not listed here contact San José Code Enforcement, Department of Transportation, or Watershed Protection.

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