ADVISORY: Yard Waste Options Announced Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Bagged yard waste

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 5 p.m. through Sunday. This site typically is only open for yard waste on weekends.

On the east side of the county, the Orange County Landfill at 5901 Young Pine Road is open regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Normal policies and fees will apply. For more information: www.ocfl.net/WasteSites

Both facilities may have to close as the storm approaches.

Regular yard waste curbside collection that follows set out guidelines is available for customers with scheduled Friday service. For set out guidelines visit: www.ocfl.net/UtilitiesStormInfo.

For customers whose designated day has passed, please secure any loose items or delay yard work until after the storm when service schedules resume. Residents who need items removed should make arrangements to haul the material away or pay someone to do it. Regularly scheduled collection services, with household garbage as the priority, will begin as soon as possible after the storm.

The curbside collection schedule for unincorporated Orange County may be suspended next week due to Dorian.

Updates will be issued, including collection schedule changes, as more information becomes available.

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.

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