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Curbside Collection WILL NOT Occur on Thanksgiving Day, November 25

Orange County Utilities DepartmentOrange 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 Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25.

If Thursday is a normal collection day, customers should set out their roll carts, yard waste and large items by 6 a.m. on Friday, November 26.

If Friday is the customer’s regular collection day, they should set out they roll carts, yard waste, and large items by 6 a.m. on Saturday, November 27.

Thanksgiving and Christmas are the only two holidays that shift Orange County’s curbside collection schedule. Crews will work through Saturday to accommodate changes due to Thanksgiving. Because of the dates it falls on, Christmas collections will not be impacted this year.

Services will return to the regular schedule the following week.

The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601 and email will be closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26. The Solid Waste division will resume normal business on Monday, November 29. Customers can find more information online at

Thanksgiving Collection Schedule - NO COLLECTION on Thanksgiving Day for garbage, recycling, yard waste or large items. Please place materials curbside by 6 a.m. on collection day. Thursday collection will be on Friday, and Friday collection will be on Saturday.

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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