Second Chance Week
Doesn't Your Stuff Deserve a Second Chance?
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 in Gilroy and Morgan Hill/San Martin
- Freecycle Day
- Universal Waste Awareness 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 to view the event flyer. If you have any questions about the event, check out our or send us an email with your questions.
South County Citywide Garage Sale Event
The popular Gilroy Citywide Garage Sale will be held the weekend of September 7th & 8th and Morgan Hill/San Martin's sales will be the following weekend, September 14th & 15th. Apply online here or look for the application in your August utility bill. The deadline to apply is August 30th for Gilroy sales and September 6th for Morgan Hill/San Martin sales. A complete list of participating addresses will be available here on September 6th (after 1pm) for Gilroy sales and September 13th (after 1pm) for Morgan Hill/San Martin sales.
Garage Sale Signs
Signs can be posted on private property only. Both Morgan Hill and Gilroy Sign Ordinances prohibit putting temporary signs on public property or in the public right-of-way. It is illegal and unsafe to place them on poles, trees, roadway signs, and in road medians or parkways and they may be removed. After the sale, please remember to promptly remove any signs that you have posted.