Orange County Government, Florida
Nicole Jackson, Public Information Officer
(407) 254-9682/Cell: (407) 399-1472 or email: Nicole.Jackson@ocfl.net
10 October 2014
Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste in Apopka

Orange County, FL – Orange County Utilities invites eligible Orange County residents* to its Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Apopka High School located at 555 W. Martin Street, Apopka, FL 32712. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – free of charge.

The following items will be accepted:

Paint
Cooking oil
Flammable liquids
Cleaning fluids
Pesticides
Pool chemicals
Vehicle batteries
Drain cleaners
Brake fluids & antifreeze
Propane tanks (20-lb. max)
Stereos
Televisions
Computers
Telephones
DVD players

Participants are prohibited from bringing biologically active materials, radioactive materials, explosives, tires, or ammunition.

*Eligible participants include residents of unincorporated Orange County and the cities of Apopka, Ocoee, Orlando, Windermere, and Winter Garden only. Proof of residency is required.

For more information, please call the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at (407) 836-6601, visit us at our Household Hazardous Waste page, or send an email to Solid.Waste@ocfl.net.

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.