Santa Clara County Recycling Center (California)

Recycling Centers in Santa Clara County, California convert waste into reusable materials. A Recycling Center may offer curbside collection of recyclable materials and accept recyclable materials at transfer stations. They also provide guidelines on what materials the center processes, including paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic, as well as special collection programs for used motor oil, batteries, e-waste, and tires. Santa Clara County Recycling Centers also offer information on drop-off sites, hazardous waste disposal events, and other recyclable materials that require special handling. These Santa Clara County recycling programs may have limited hours or locations, which are available on the center website. Recycling Centers provide more information about their programs and the materials they accept online.

Milpitas Recycling Milpitas CA 455 East Calaveras Boulevard 95035 408-586-3100

San Jose Recycling San Jose CA 200 East Santa Clara Street 95113 408-535-8550

San Jose Recycling San Jose CA 777 North 1st Street, 300 95112 408-535-3515

Sunnyvale Recycling Sunnyvale CA 650 West Olive Avenue 94086 408-730-7681

Sunnyvale Recycling Center Sunnyvale CA 301 Carl Road 94089 408-730-7262

Public Works Departments in Santa Clara County, California manage a county or local government's public infrastructure, which can include public buildings, transportation infrastructure, public land, and public services. A Public Works office may manage Santa Clara County recycling programs, including curbside collection of recyclable materials like paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic. They may also manage recycling centers that collect motor oil, batteries, e-waste, and tires. Public Works also offers information on recycling programs, the hours and locations of drop-off recycling facilities, and any fees for recycling services. Public Works Departments provide more information on Santa Clara County recycling services online.

Campbell Public Works Campbell CA 290 Dillon Avenue 95008 408-370-3304

Cupertino Public Works Cupertino CA 10300 Torre Avenue 95014 408-777-3354

Los Gatos Public Works Los Gatos CA 41 Miles Avenue 95030 408-399-5770

Milpitas Public Works Milpitas CA 1265 North Milpitas Boulevard 95035 408-586-2600

Morgan Hill Public Works Morgan Hill CA 100 Edes Street 95037 408-776-7337

Mountain View Public Works Mountain View CA 500 Castro Street 94041 650-903-6311

Palo Alto Public Works Palo Alto CA 250 Hamilton Avenue 94301 650-329-2151

San Jose Public Works San Jose CA 801 North 1st Street 95110 408-277-5517

Santa Clara Public Works Santa Clara CA 1500 Warburton Avenue 95050 408-615-3000

Saratoga County Public Works Saratoga CA 19700 Allendale Avenue 95070 408-868-1245

Sunnyvale Public Works Sunnyvale CA 221 Commercial Street 94085 408-730-7510


Landfills in Santa Clara County, California are solid waste disposal facilities that accept a range of waste materials, including common household refuse, non-hazardous commercial waste, and construction and demolition waste. They store and process waste that cannot be recycled; however, many Santa Clara County landfills also operate on-site recycling facilities to process waste into reusable materials. These Santa Clara County recycling facilities may offer drop-off recycling, recyclable hazardous waste disposal, and e-waste recycling. Many landfill recycling facilities have limited hours and only accept certain materials, and they may also charge fees for recycling. For more information on Santa Clara County recycling facilities at a Landfill, visit its website.

Gilroy Landfill Gilroy CA 980 California 25 95020 408-846-1575

Palo Alto City Landfill Palo Alto CA 2380 Embarcadero Way 94303 650-329-2655

Republic Services Newby Island Landfill Milpitas CA 1601 Dixon Landing Road 95035 408-262-1401

San Jose Landfill San Jose CA 1500 Berger Drive 95112 408-263-2384