Sustainability

Orange County’s Adopt-A-Highway Program Engages Community Members to Volunteer and Clean Up County-Maintained Roads

Since 1989, Orange County Government has managed a fun and educational program designed to allow citizens to make a positive impact by enhancing the...

Lake Nona Brings First Autonomous Shuttles to Orange County this Spring

Beep, a new Florida-based company that provides autonomous mobility solutions, announced an exclusive dealer arrangement for the state of Florida, with NAVYA, the global leader...

Top Newsroom Stories of 2018

In 2018, Orange County experienced historic milestones, accomplishments and successes that will benefit local residents for years to come. Government services continued to be...

Orange County’s Recycling Pilot Provides Pivotal Data

Orange County has concluded a successful, multi-week recycling improvement program pilot consisting of tagging the blue-lid recycling carts at more than 640 households in...

Orange County’s No Plastic Bags in the Cart Campaign Commences

In January 2016, recycling efforts in Orange County made strides when a new collection system was rolled out to more than 200,000 curbside collection...

Orange County Division of Building Safety Fast Tracks Habitat Homes with Speedy Permitting

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando recently partnered with five builders to build five homes for future Habitat homeowners in just five days. The...

Hundreds Attend Opening and Dedication of Deputy Scott Pine Community Park

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the community at the opening and dedication of Deputy Scott Pine Community Park in Windermere on February 10,...

New Solar Co-ops Launch in Orange County

Orange County is building on the momentum of the state’s largest and most successful solar co-op by again partnering with Solar United Neighbors of...

Orange County Helps OUC Dedicate Community Solar Farm

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer along with Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) leaders dedicated the Kenneth P. Ksionek Community Solar...