Helpful Links

General Waste Reduction, Reuse & Recycling Information

Santa Clara County Waste Management Division
Cal Recycle
City of San José
Environmental Protection Agency (search engine for drop-off recycling locations)

Mail Reduction

Reduce junk mail
Reduce unsolicited catalogs


Clothing & Household Items: Salvation Army & Goodwill
Miscellaneous Items: & Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT)
Food: Second Harvest Food Bank

Food Waste Reduction

Gardening & Composting

In Santa Clara County

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)/Electronic Waste

Free HHW drop-off facility for Santa Clara County residents
E-waste collection locations
Additional e-waste info for San José residents

Green Building

In State of California

Student/Teacher Resources

Santa Clara County
Environmental Protection Agency
Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT)