Nicole Jackson, Public Information Officer
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Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Hazardous Waste

Orange County, FL – Orange County Utilities invites eligible Orange County residents* to its Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Community Collection Event on Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Orange County Services Building located at 475 West Story Road, Ocoee, FL 34761. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – free of charge.

The following items will be accepted:

Cooking oil
Flammable liquids
Cleaning fluids
Pool chemicals
Vehicle batteries
Drain cleaners
Brake fluids & antifreeze
Propane tanks (20-lb. max)
DVD players


Participants are prohibited from bringing biologically active materials, radioactive materials, explosives, tires, ammunition, fireworks, emergency flares, prescription drugs, or pressurized cylinders. An item is considered electronic waste if it contains a circuit board.

*Eligible participants include residents of unincorporated Orange County and the cities of Apopka, Ocoee, Orlando, Windermere, and Winter Garden only. Proof of residency is required.

**Rear-projection TVs are not accepted.

For more information, please call the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601, visit us online at our Household Hazardous Waste web page, 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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