Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Apopka High School located at 555 Martin Street in 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
- Mercury-containing lamps & devices
- Automobile fluids & cleaning products
- Varnish & stains
- Propane tanks (20-lb. max)
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 them online at www.ocfl.net/HHW, or send an email to Solid.Waste@ocfl.net.