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Orange County Utilities Launches Recycling Improvement Pilot Program

Six-Week Test Aims to Educate Residents on Recycling Correct Materials Orange County, Fla. – To remove plastic bags and other non-recyclable items from the Orange County Recycling program, Orange County Utilities announces the launch of a pilot program to study and improve recycling habits in unincorporated Orange County. Phase one of the six-week test will […]

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Curbside Collection WILL Occur on Independence Day, July 4

Orange County, Fla.– The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division reminds unincorporated Orange County customers that garbage, recycling, large item and yard waste will be collected on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4. Since Wednesday is a normal collection day, customers should set out their roll carts, large items and yard waste as usual. As part […]

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Orange County Government’s Liz Johnson Recognized with Environmental Excellence Award

Orlando, Fla. – Recently, the National Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals recognized Orange County Government’s Liz Johnson for her three decades of contributions to the environmental profession with the 2018 Dr. Richard J. Kramer, CEP, Memorial Award for Environmental Excellence. Johnson, who serves as assistant manager of Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division, was recognized […]

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Media Preview – Recycling Pilot Program Wednesday, June 27

WHAT: A six-week curbside pilot program to help improve the quality of recycling in Orange County will begin with 641 households. The program involves staff members looking inside recycling carts and leaving weekly cards with feedback. Each cart will be given a tag ranging from Great Job (perfect or near perfect), Good Try (a few […]

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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding Hurricane Maria

“As we continue to receive reports of damage in Puerto Rico, the sheer magnitude of Hurricane Maria’s impact on this beautiful island is becoming apparent. With communications still so very limited, we know that many Central Florida citizens and visitors are anxiously awaiting word from their loved ones. Orange County continues to pray for all […]

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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding the Multiple-Fatality Shooting | June 5, 2017

“First, I wish to express my regrets, my sympathy and my sorrow for the family members and friends of those that we lost this morning. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this scenario play itself out in our community and in other communities across the nation, and it is incumbent upon all of us not to become complacent […]

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