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Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste at Apopka High School

Orange County Utilities DepartmentWHAT:
Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Apopka High School located at 555 Martin Street in Apopka. Residents are encouraged to bring their household hazardous materials, such as pesticides, household chemicals, paint, cooking oil and grease, and rechargeable batteries, as well as electronic waste, such as televisions, old printers, and computers. This community event is an opportunity for residents to dispose of these materials safely and properly.

Materials not accepted at the event include biologically active or radioactive materials, explosives, tires, ammunition, fireworks, emergency flares, prescription drugs, and rear-projection televisions.

Saturday, October 21, 2023
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Apopka High School
555 Martin Street
Apopka, FL 32712

For a complete list of acceptable items, please visit, call the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601, or send an email to

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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