Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste in Apopka
Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Apopka High School located at 555 Martin Street in Apopka. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – free of charge.
The following items will be accepted:
- Paint (oil & latex based)
- Cooking oil & grease
- Household chemicals
- Pesticides & herbicides
- Rechargeable & lead acid batteries
- Drain cleaners & pool chemicals
- Mercury-containing lamps & devices
- Automobile fluids & cleaning products
- Varnish & stains
- Propane tanks (20-lb. max)
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.
**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 www.ocfl.net/HHW, or send an email to Solid.Waste@ocfl.net.
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 www.OCFL.net or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.