Orange County Government, Florida
Jamie Floer, Community & Media Relations Representative
(407) 254‐9682 or Jamie.Floer@ocfl.net
12 April 2016
Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste
in Ocoee

WHAT:

Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to its Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – free of charge.


The following items will be accepted:

Paint (oil & latex based)
Rechargeable
& lead acid batteries
Propane tanks (20‐lb. max)
Cooking oil & grease
Drain cleaners & pool chemicals
Fuels
Pesticides & herbicides
Electronics**
Automobile fluids & cleaning products
Household chemicals
Varnish & stains
Mercury‐containing lamps & devices

* An item is considered electronic waste if it contains a circuit board.

** Rear‐projection TVs are not accepted.

WHEN:

Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE:

Orange County Services Building
475 W. Story Road
Ocoee, FL 34761

For more information, please call the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407‐836‐6601, visit us online at www.ocfl.net/HHW, or send an email to Solid.Waste@ocfl.net.

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens 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, the nation’s second largest convention center, 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 www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.