Doreen Overstreet, Senior Public Information Officer, Orange County Government
Email: Doreen.Overstreet@ocfl.net
Phone: 407-836-5301

Denise Cochran, Public Information Officer, Orange County Environmental Protection Division
Email: Denise.Cochran@ocfl.net
Phone: 321-239-4488

Orange County Environmental Protection Division to Host Free Don’t Pitch It, Fix It! Event

WHAT: In recognition of Earth Day, Orange County Environmental Protection Division will host a Don’t Pitch It, Fix It! event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Taft Community Center, located at 9450 S. Orange Ave. Volunteer fixers will offer free minor repairs of gently used household items, including small electronics, bicycles, jewelry, eyeglasses, watches, clothing and more.

Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are exemplified in this workshop. This event encourages residents to extend the life of their belongings by having them fixed, ultimately reducing consumption and landfill waste. For more information about Don’t Pitch It, Fix It!, visit www.ocfl.net/DontPitchItFixIt.

WHO: Community volunteers helping to make an “Earth Day Impact”
Orange County Environmental Protection Division staff
Taft Community Action Center staff

*Spanish speakers from Environmental Protection available to the media.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2019
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Taft Community Center
9450 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32824

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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