Nicole Jackson, Public Information Officer
(407) 254-9682 / Cell: (407) 399-1472 or

Orange County Utilities Announces Information Sessions for its New Automated Curbside Collection Program

Orange County, FL – Residents of unincorporated Orange County will receive new garbage and recycling collection service beginning January 1, 2016. Under the new program, homeowners will receive garbage, recycling, and yard waste collections once per week; use two 95-gallon roll carts (one for garbage and one for recycling collection); and schedule large item collection. To ease residents into the transition, staff in the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division will host weekly information sessions beginning the week of September 14.

Residents are invited to stop by and talk with Solid Waste Division staff anytime during one of the information sessions. Not only will attendees learn more about the program and get their questions answered, but they will also have an opportunity to see, touch, and try out the new carts that will be used for garbage and recycling collection.

“We are excited to offer these information sessions to our residents,” said Jim Becker, manager of Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division. “They are just one more way to help our residents stay informed about the changes to our collection program.”

The current list of sessions is below. Additional location information will be coming soon.

Olympia High School (Cafeteria)
4301 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, 32835
September 14 5-7:30 pm
Conway Middle School (Cafeteria)
4600 Anderson Road, Orlando, 32812
September 15 5-7:30 pm
Timber Creek High School (Cafeteria)
1001 Avalon Park Boulevard, Orlando, 32828
September 16 5-7:30 pm
Glenridge Middle School (Multipurpose Room)
2900 Upper Park Road, Orlando, 32814
September 21 6-7:30 pm
Apopka High School (Cafeteria)
555 W. Martin Street, Apopka, 32712
September 22 5-7:30 pm
West Orange High School (Cafeteria)
1625 S. Beulah Road, Winter Garden, 34787
September 23 5-7:30 pm
Orlo Vista Elementary (Cafeteria)
3 N. Hastings Street, Orlando, 32835
September 28 5-7:30 pm
Chickasaw Elementary (Cafeteria)
6900 Autumnvale Drive, Orlando, 32822
September 29 5-7:30 pm
Cypress Springs Elementary (Cafeteria)
10401 Cypress Springs Parkway, Orlando, 32825
September 30 5-7:30 pm

For more information, call the Solid Waste Hotline at (407) 836-6601, send an email to, or visit

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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