Media Alerts

Orange County Recycles Day 2019 Set for November 9, 2019

WHAT: Join in the festivities and learn how to Think 5 during Orange County Recycles Day 2019! Enjoy exhibits, children’s activities, refreshments (while supplies last), landfill tours, a truck display, and entertainment. Website: www.ocfl.net/OCRecyclesDay WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019 WHERE: Orange County Landfill 12100 Young Pine Road Orlando, FL...

Unincorporated Orange County Curbside Collection News Conference

WHO: David Gregory, Manager, Solid Waste, Orange County Utilities WHAT: Post-Hurricane Dorian Curbside Collection Update and Upcoming Schedule WHEN: 11 a.m., Monday, September 9, 2019 WHERE: Main Lobby, Orange County Administration, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando 32801 Orange TV will carry the update live. ###

ADVISORY: Yard Waste Options Announced Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Update: Both facilities will close noon, Sunday, September 1. Orange County, Fla. – In anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division has opened an additional collection site for yard waste, including tree trimmings. Porter Transfer Station in west Orange County at 1326 Good Homes Road is open 8 a.m. to...

Notice of Closure Due to Renovations: Orange County McLeod Road Transfer Station

WHEN: Monday, July 29, 2019 WHAT: McLeod Road Transfer Station, 5000 L.B. McLeod Road in Orlando will close for renovations. Expected completion is fall 2020. During the renovations, Orange County’s other solid waste facilities will be open to accept waste deliveries. For information: www.ocfl.net/WasteSites or call the Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601. VIDEO: B-roll...

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...