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

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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 OCU's website online at www.ocfl.net/HHW, or send an email to Solid.Waste@ocfl.net.