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Orange County Completes Hurricane Debris Removal Process

Nearly 355,000 cubic yards of debris collected

Orange County GovernmentOrange County, Fla. – Orange County’s storm debris removal process has ended.

Since early October, the County’s debris removal contractor has collected roughly 355,000 cubic yards of debris.  The storm season generated enough debris to fill 107 Olympic size swimming pools.

Orange County is approximately one thousand square miles and maintains over 2,600 miles of roadway.  Over course of the operation, contractors utilized 96 individual trucks to collect a total of 7,940 loads of debris.

Any remaining yard waste or bulk items must be prepared for collection in accordance with Orange County Solid Waste guidelines.

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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