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New Year’s Day Recycling Collection Service Provided for Unincorporated Orange County; There Will be no Garbage Collection Service

Orange County Utilities DepartmentOrange County, FL – Orange County Utilities recycling collection service will continue as scheduled on Thursday, January 1, for the New Year’s Day holiday. There will be no garbage collection service in unincorporated Orange County on Thursday, January 1. Customers with recycling collection on Thursday will receive their regularly scheduled service. Customers with garbage collection on Thursday will receive garbage service the following Monday, January 5. Bulky items will not be collected during the holiday week.

Customers are reminded that live Christmas trees can be set out at the curb on a Wednesday for collection and recycling. Trees over six feet should be cut in half. Remove all ornaments, decorations, and stands before placing trees at the curb. Artificial trees are not collected with yard waste.

For more information, customers can visit Orange County Utilities, contact the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601, or send an email to

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents 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, one of the nation’s largest convention centers 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 or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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