Utilities

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 Aware, Prepare. Grocery...

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 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 attracted nearly...

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 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

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...

Automated Garbage and Recycling Collection Update

Orange County is working diligently during the transition to the new Automated Garbage and Recycling Collection program.

Orange County Utilities Celebrates Water Conservation Month with Workshops and Giveaways

Every year, the state of Florida proclaims April as Water Conservation Month in an effort to educate Floridians about the importance of water conservation...

Orange County Utilities Wins Prestigious AMWA Platinum Award for Utility Excellence

Orange County Utilities was awarded the 2014 Platinum Award for Utility Excellence by the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA). The utility,...