Second Chance Week

Doesn't Your Stuff Deserve a Second Chance? 



Second Chance Week Black & White GraphicIn recognition of the many benefits of reuse, Morgan Hill, South Count
y and Gilroy will be holding our 17th Annual "Second Chance Week" event September 7th through the 15th, 2019. Starting with the popular Gilroy Citywide Garage Sale on September 7th & 8th, there will be a full week of events designed to give your stuff a "Second Chance"!  The event ends with the Morgan Hill/South County Citywide Garage sale on Seotember 14th & 15th.

With the goal of p
utting 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

Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates on "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 (operating schedule/make an online drop-off appointment)
Household Hazardous Waste Program brochure
Freecycling - where one person's trash is another's treasure!
How to Dispose of Electronic Waste (e-waste)
Digital Green Global for E-Waste Recycling
Got unwanted books? Donate to the Friends of the Morgan Hill Library
or the Friends of the Gilroy Library
Donating to Goodwill
Donating to Hope Services
Center for the Development of Recycling
 - A nifty tool to tell you where to recycle almost anything!
Recycling Centers in Gilroy
A & S Metals in Gilroy
Martin's Recycling in Gilroy