Jamie Floer, Public Relations & Outreach Specialist
Email: Jamie.Floer@ocfl.net
Phone: 407-254-9682

New Year’s Day Collection WILL OCCUR on January 1, 2020

Curbside Collection WILL NOT Occur on Christmas Day, December 25, 2019

Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division reminds unincorporated Orange County residential customers that garbage, recycling, yard waste and large items will not be collected on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25.

If Wednesday is a customer’s normal collection day, set out carts, yard waste and large items by 6 a.m. on Thursday, December 26.Gingerbread boy with a a roll cart

After Wednesday’s holiday, curbside collection services will move forward by one day the remainder of the week, including Friday collection on Saturday, for unincorporated Orange County customers.

Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Eve Day, and New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020, are not holidays, so regular collection services will be provided. As part of Orange County’s program, the only collection holidays are Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, crews work through Saturday during those two holiday weeks.

Regular service schedule will return the following week.

Customers are encouraged to recycle holiday items like flattened cardboard and cards/envelopes in the blue lid recycling carts. Other items, like wrapping paper, ribbons/bows and stringy light sets, belong in the green lid garbage roll carts. When in doubt, leave it out or check www.ocfl.net/recycles.

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

The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601 and email Solid.Waste@ocfl.net will be closed Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, but will resume business on Thursday, December 26. Customers can visit online at www.ocfl.net/GreenClean.

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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