Media Alerts

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...

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...

Deputy Scott Pine Community Park Groundbreaking

WHAT: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, District 1 Commissioner Betsy VanderLey and former District 1 Commissioner Scott Boyd will be joined by Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orange County Public School (OCPS) officials for a groundbreaking ceremony for Deputy Scott Pine Community Park, which will be located on a 19.5-acre property. The West...

Orange County’s 5th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

CONTACT:  Doreen Overstreet Doreen.Overstreet@ocfl.net (407) 468-5851 WHAT: Orange County invites citizens to the 5th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. The event is free and open to the public and features various cultural performances in music and dance, as well as a children’s art exhibit. Breakfast will be available. The event, now in...