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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
Items set out and ready for pickup. 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.

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.