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. 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. This year's events will include:

  •    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

Click here to view the event flyer. If you have questions about the event, check out our FAQ's, send us an email, or call (408) 778-6480.

South County Garage Sale SignSouth County Garage Sale Days


Morgan Hill/San Martin's Citywide Garage Sale event will be held the weekend of September 10th and 11th (deadline to apply is September 2nd) and Gilroy's Sale will be the following weekend, September 17th and 18th (deadline to apply is September 9th). Look for the application in your August utility bill or apply online. A complete list of participating addresses will be available here on September 9th (after 1pm) for Morgan Hill/San Martin sales and September 16th (after 1pm) for Gilroy sales.

​Garage Sale Signs

If you plan to put up any Garage Sale signs, please be advised that it is illegal and unsafe to place them on poles, trees, roadway signs and in road medians or parkways (Morgan Hill Municipal Code Section 8.16.150). They may only be placed on private property. After the sale, please remember to promptly remove any signs that you have posted.

​Garage Sale Resources

In our ongoing effort to minimize waste, we no longer offer Garage Sale Kits. Instead, we are offering a collection if Garage Sale Resources in an electronic format. Please click here to view and download these resources.