Second Chance Week

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In recognition of the many benefits of reuse, Morgan Hill, South County and Gilroy will be holding our 14th annual "Second Chance Week" September 10th through the 18th, 2016. Starting with the popular Morgan Hill/South County Citywide Garage Sale on September 10th and 11th, there will be a full week of events designed to "give your stuff a second chance". The event ends with Gilroy's Citywide Garage Sale on September 17th and 18th.

With the goal of putting more used stuff back into circulation and keeping it out of landfills, "Second Chance Week" features a diverse range of innovative Reuse, Resale and Repair activities.Past events have included:
  •     the popular South County Community-Wide Garage Sale
  •     Freecycle Day
  •     Universal Waste Awareness Day
  •     Donate and Shop at Local Thrift Stores Day
  •     Donate Coats for Kids and Adults Day
  •     2nd Sight Day - donate used eyeglasses to the Lion's Club
  •     Recycle Your Cycle Day - donate old bikes for reuse

Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates on the next "Second Chance Week" or send us an email with your questions.

To find out where you can donate unwanted items at any time throughout the year, check out our Reduce Waste Through Reuse brochure. Please note: this is a large file and may load slowly.

Here are some other resources that you may find useful:
Disposing of Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste Program website
Freecycling - where one person's trash is another's treasure!
How to Dispose of Electronic Waste (e-waste)
Got unwanted books? Donate to the Friends of the Morgan Hill Library
Donating to Goodwill
Donating to Hope Services
Westside Recycling in Morgan Hill