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 2021

Trash can travel through storm drains, creeks, and rivers to become Bay pollution.  Litter hurts our waterways and wildlife. Let’s work together on September 18 from 9 a.m. to noon to clean up our creeks, parks, and neighborhoods. You can participate on your own or by joining one of our in-person sites. Register for California

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 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

Let’s help clean our creeks by cleaning up in our own neighborhoods and local natural areas. We won’t be hosting in-person sites so to keep the creeks clean we’ll be cleaning up in our own neighborhoods and local natural areas. Pollution prevention starts at our front doors. Trash can travel through storm drains, creeks, and

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)