Large Item Pick-up & Cleanups

Bulky ItemsHave unwanted items piling up? Need to clear some space in your garage or backyard? Milpitas residents have several options to dispose of bulky items such as our Bulky Item/On Call Cleanup Program.

Single-Family Households

Single-family residential customers in Milpitas are entitled to 4 free bulky item/cleanups in a rolling 12-month period (must be scheduled at least 8 weeks apart). This pick-up service works for 1 large item (such as a mattress, piece of furniture, or an appliance) or you can fill 2, 1.5 cubic yard white bags for loose items.

Call Milpitas Sanitation at 408-988-4500 to set up a convenient time, fill up your bulky bag (delivered by Milpitas Sanitation), and leave your item on the curb for pick up.

For large junk removal projects, you can rent a debris bin (Single Family Residential Rates - Milpitas Sanitation), fill it up, and schedule a pick-up from Milpitas Sanitation.

Visit Bulky Item/On Call Cleanup Program - Milpitas Sanitation for specifics and more information.

Multi-Family Complexes

Multi-family residential complexes can arrange for a bulky item pick-up/clean up for a fee. All fees must be prepaid. For more information, visit Multi-Family Bulky Item/On Call Cleanup Program - Milpitas Sanitation.


Recycle Stuff

Need to find a place in Santa Clara County to recycle or donate your old stuff? Visit the Recycle Stuff: How to Recycle Anything in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties page.

Household Hazardous Waste Program

Schedule an appointment or find a drop off location for household hazardous waste at the Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program page.


Located at 311 W Calaveras Boulevard in Milpitas, the Goodwill of Silicon Valley accepts a wide variety of items including:

  • Clothing
  • Housewares
  • Shoes
  • Books
  • Jewelry
  • Electronics (working and non-working)
  • Printers
  • Microwaves
  • Vacuums
  • Sellable furniture
  • Small appliances
  • Foreign currency
  • Baubles

Goodwill does not accept:

  • Large appliances
  • Large furniture
  • Batteries
  • Weapons
  • Trash
  • Liquids of any kind (paints, oils, alcohol, flammables, etc.)
  • Hazardous chemicals

Important Note: Due to COVID-19, please call to confirm hours and items accepted; visit the Milpitas Store - Goodwill of Silicon Valley website to learn more.