SJ Free Junk Pickup



San José residents: Have old junk to get rid of?

Follow these steps to make a free Junk Pickup appointment: STEP 1 See the list of acceptable junk items.

STEP 2 Visit sanjoseca.gov/311, dial 3-1-1 or call (408) 535-3500; provide your service address; and request a free junk pickup appointment or call 311.


STEP 3 Check your email for a Junk Pickup appointment confirmation. Remember to follow setout instructions provided in the email. If you don’t see the email check your spam folder. Important Junk Pickup program information: Set out your items up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.

  • All Junk Pickup items must be generated from your home.

  • Have Construction and Demolition (C&D) material? Choose from the list of authorized haulers to collect C&D material.

  • Report and prevent illegal dumping.