Milpitas Wins U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Annual Climate Protection Award

The City of Milpitas has a long-standing commitment to climate action and renewable energy, which recently culminated into a community-wide switch to carbon-free electricity, an initiative that was just recognized nationally. At this year’s U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 87th Annual meeting, Milpitas was one of five cities in the United States, and only city in…

Annual Neighborhood Beautification Awards

The Community Advisory Commission (CAC) presents the Annual Neighborhood Beautification Awards! This program helps to build a sense of community by keeping Milpitas a beautiful place to live and work. The Neighborhood Beautification Awards Program was established to recognize and reward City of Milpitas residents, property owners, neighborhoods, community groups and business establishments for improving…

Coastal Cleanup Day

Come and join your neighbors and friends on Saturday, September 15, from 9 a.m. to noon to help clean our waterways during Coastal Cleanup Day. Did you know that last year volunteers picked up nearly 88,000 lbs. of trash from creeks in Santa Clara County? That’s equivalent to the weight of 33 Honda Civics! Our…

Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event

Recycle your household hazardous wastes at a free drop-off event in Milpitas on Saturday, June 23!  Bring up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds. Visit www.hhw.org or call (408) 299-7300 to schedule your appointment and find the site location. Please note that wastes not accepted include explosives, ammunition and radioactive wastes. Business wastes are accepted separately; call…

National River Cleanup Day

Saturday, May 18, 2019 is National River Cleanup Day.  Come help out with litter collection as we join others around the world in an effort to keep our river clean.  There are approximately 52 cleanup sites from which you can choose throughout Santa Clara County, including Coyote Creek, Calera Creek and Lower Penitencia Creek here in Milpitas. …

Annual Compost Giveaway

Community Compost Giveaway If you missed the first event, join us for the Second Chance Compost Giveaway event on Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and receive 2 FREE bags of compost.  This event is strictly for Milpitas residents only.  Proof of residency and signed coupon must be presented.  Limit one (1)…