Neighborhood Clean-Up Events for 2023 

Milpitas Neighborhood Clean-Up

The City of Milpitas, together with Milpitas Sanitation, will continue holding Neighborhood Clean-Up Events to provide debris bins for residents who would like to dispose of large/bulky items. The events will be open to all Milpitas residents free of charge, with prior registration.


The Neighborhood Clean-Up Events are back for 2023!

Registration is now open for the second Neighborhood Clean-Up on Saturday, June 10th. You can dispose of unwanted items for free upon proof of residency, ID, and sign-up reservation. Each household is limited to one pick-up truck load and participation at one event for the year. You must unload your own vehicle. Milpitas staff will be present to direct traffic flow and vehicles to specific debris containers. More events will be held on the Saturdays of June 10th, July 15th, August 12th, September 23rd, and October 14th. The Sign-Up Genius registration links for each event will be released about a month prior to each event.

If you would like to participate in the June event, register here:

Event full? The waitlist will be unlocked once the event is full. You can sign-up on the waitlist here: 


The first Neighborhood Clean-Up is on SaturdayMay 20th.  Event registration for May will close on May 12th. 

A reminder to all who are registered for the May 20th event, to please bring ID, utility bill and sign-up reservation confirmation.

For questions/concerns,

Information about future events is also released on social media: @CityofMilpitas on Facebook, NextDoor, @MilpitasCityGov on Twitter.


Have unwanted items piling up? Need to clear some space in your garage or backyard? Milpitas residents have several options to dispose of bulky items.

BULKY ITEM/ON CALL CLEAN-UP PROGRAM (for Single-Family Households)

Single-family residential customers in Milpitas are entitled to 4 FREE bulky item/clean ups 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 Clean-up Program – Milpitas Sanitation for specifics and more information.

BULKY ITEM/ON CALL CLEAN-UP PROGRAM (for 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 Clean-up Program – Milpitas Sanitation

  • Recycle Stuff website: Need to find a place in Santa Clara County to recycle or donate your old stuff? Visit: Recycle Stuff: How to Recycle Anything in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
  • Household Hazardous Waste Program: Schedule an appointment or find a drop off location for household hazardous waste at
  • Goodwill (311 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas): Goodwill of Silicon Valley accepts a wide variety of items including clothing, housewares, shoes, books, jewelry, and electronics (working and non-working). They also accept printers, microwaves, vacuums, sellable furniture, small appliances, foreign currency, and baubles. Goodwill DOES NOT accept large appliances, large furniture, batteries, weapons, trash, liquids of any kind (paints, oils, alcohol, flammables, etc.) or hazardous chemicals. *Due to COVID, please call to confirm hours and items accepted. Milpitas Store | Goodwill of Silicon Valley (