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 15th Annual "Second Chance Week" September 9th through the 17th, 2017. 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 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 any questions about the event, check out our FAQ's or send us an email.

South County Garage Sale Sign

South County Citywide Garage Sale Event

The popular Gilroy Citywide Garage Sale will be held the weekend of September 9th &10th and Morgan Hill/South County's Citywide Garage Sale will be the following weekend, September 16th & 17th. Look for the application in your late July/August utility bill or apply online. A complete list of participating addresses will be available here on September 8th (after 1pm) for Gilroy sales and September 15th (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.

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.