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Holiday Collection Schedule Changes2014 Holiday Collection Schedule
Collection occurs on all holidays except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. If your usual garbage and recycling collection or street sweeping day falls on or after one of these holidays, your collection and sweep day will be one day later during that week.

Christmas Tree Recycling
Curbside collection of holiday trees is on your regular collection day between December 26, 2014 and January 30, 2015. Remove stands, tinsel, and decorations. Cut into 5-foot pieces. Set out by 6:00 a.m.

Recycling in San José
Four companies help the City to collect your garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings. Find your garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings collection day, street sweeping schedule, neighborhood cleanup event, or service provider contact information by simply entering your house number and zip code into the Collection Day Lookup.

Recycling Guide and Reference Sheet
The City of San José Recycling Guide and What to Recycle Reference Sheet includes what's recyclable, proper setout instructions, program services, and important phone numbers. See the links under the Resources menu to view or print a copy. You may also place an order online or call Customer Service at (408) 535-3500 to request a free copy to be mailed to you.

Property managers or owners of apartments or condominium complexes should contact GreenTeam of San Jose at (408) 282-4400 to order What to Recycle Reference Sheets and Recycling Guides in bulk.