San Jose: 2020 – 2021 Holiday Collection Schedule
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If your regular garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings collection day falls on or after Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's Day, services will be one day later during the week. Go to to find your holiday collection day. Please set out carts and bins by 6 a.m. on collection day.

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San José Recycles Clean. Empty and scrape food-soiled containers before recycling.   This holiday season, recycle clean by emptying and scraping food-soiled containers before placing in the recycling. Food and liquid-soiled containers go in the garbage. If they're placed in the recycling, clean recyclables can be contaminated, making the entire bin or cart unrecyclable. For more recycling and waste reduction tips, and a complete guide of what goes where, visit

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