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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...

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More Than 800 Residents Attend Annual Orange County Recycles Day

From Girl Scout troops to families, Orange County Recycles Day is a must-attend event when the County celebrates the annual day set aside to...

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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...

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Tap Water – An Essential Part of a Hurricane Preparedness Plan

In the days leading up to 2017’s Hurricane Irma, many Orange County residents heeded the advice of emergency officials to Be...

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

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...

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Orange County Recycles Day 2017 Attracts Crowds to Learn About Recycling

Orange County Recycles Day, an annual family-friendly event that celebrates recycling and demonstrates the importance of green practices in our community, recently...

Residents Participate in Orange County Recycles Day Everyone is Invited to “Think 5”

Residents Participate in Orange County Recycles Day Everyone is Invited to “Think 5”

Orange County residents attend Orange County Recycles Day, a family-friendly event that celebrates recycling and the importance of green practices in the community, at...

Orange County Recognizes Central Florida Workplace Challenge

Orange County Recognizes Central Florida Workplace Challenge

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) on Nov. 15 recognized winners of the Central Florida Workplace Challenge, a...

High-Flying Hawk Returns to the Skies Thanks to Orange County

High-Flying Hawk Returns to the Skies Thanks to Orange County

A heartbreaking scene unfolded in early May this year when Howard Shearer, an operations specialist at the Orange County Landfill, noticed a young red-tailed...