Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste in Apopka

*** CALENDAR ALERT ***

Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste in Apopka

 

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to its Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Apopka High School located at 555 W. Martin Street, Apopka. 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)

· Cooking oil & grease

· Fuels

· Household chemicals

· Pesticides & herbicides

· Rechargeable & lead acid batteries

· Drain cleaners & pool chemicals

· Varnish & stains

· Propane tanks (20-lb. max)

· Electronics**

· Automobile fluids & cleaning products

· Mercury-containing lamps & devices
Participants are prohibited from bringing biologically active materials, radioactive materials, explosives, tires, ammunition, fireworks, emergency flares, prescription drugs, or pressurized cylinders.

 

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

 

**Rear-projection TVs are not accepted.

 

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

 

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