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Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Collection Event Jan. 21

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ORLANDO – Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to its Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, January 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hunter’s Creek Elementary School located at 4650 Town Center Boulevard, Orlando, 32837. 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
• Electronics**
• Fuels
• Varnish & stains
• Automobile fluids & cleaning products
• Household chemicals
• Pesticides & herbicides
• 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.