*** 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
· Household chemicals
· Pesticides & herbicides
· Rechargeable & lead acid batteries
· Drain cleaners & pool chemicals
· Varnish & stains
· Propane tanks (20-lb. max)
· 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 www.ocfl.net/HHW, or send an email to Solid.Waste@ocfl.net.