Second Chance Week

Doesn't Your Stuff Deserve a Second Chance?

Second Chance Week Black & White Graphic 5In recognition of the many benefits of reuse, Morgan Hill, South County, and Gilroy hold their annual "Second Chance Week" each September.

With the goal of putting more used stuff back into circulation and keeping materials out of the landfill, "Second Chance Week" features a diverse range of innovative Reuse, Resale, and Repair activities. Events include:

  • The popular South County 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 unwanted bikes for reuse

Be sure to bookmark this page and check back in August 2022 to see next year's scheduled activities or send us an email with your questions. For more information, visit our FAQ (PDF) page.

To find out where you can donate unwanted items at any time throughout the year, check out our Reduce Waste Through Reuse (PDF) brochure. Please note: This is a large file and may load slowly.

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